Grilled Scallops Over Mixed-Green and Herb Salad Recipe

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Flenn Published: March 18, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Grilled Scallops Over Mixed-Green and Herb Salad

These well-spiced grilled scallops are satisfying, served over a combination of fresh greens and herbs salad tossed with a simple and tasty dressing!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 1lbsea scallops
  • 1tbspolive oil,plus an additional ½ cup
  • ¾tspsalt
  • ½tspfresh black pepper,ground
  • 4tspsherry vinegar,or red or white-wine vinegar
  • ½lbmixed salad greens,(about 4 quarts)
  • ¾cupbasil leaves,loosely packed
  • ¾cupflat-leaf parsley leaves,loosely packed
  • ½cupmint leaves,loosely packed
  • ¼cupfresh chives,or scallion tops, chopped
  • 4tspcapers,drained

Instructions

  1. Light the grill or heat the broiler.

  2. Toss the scallops with 1 tablespoon of oil, ¼ teaspoon of salt, and ¼ teaspoon of pepper.

  3. In a glass or stainless-steel bowl, whisk together the vinegar and the remaining ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper. Add the ½ cup of oil slowly, whisking.

  4. Grill or broil the scallops, turning once, for about 2 to 3 minutes per side until they just become opaque in the center.

  5. In a large glass or stainless-steel bowl, combine the mixed greens, basil, parsley, mint, and chives.

  6. Toss the salad with the dressing and put it on plates. Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 130.05kcal
  • Fat: 4.27g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.68g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.57g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.65g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.53g
  • Fiber: 2.21g
  • Sugar: 0.62g
  • Protein: 15.50g
  • Cholesterol: 27.22mg
  • Sodium: 537.94mg
  • Calcium: 79.24mg
  • Potassium: 485.25mg
  • Iron: 3.26mg
  • Vitamin A: 300.14µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.37mg
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