Seared Sea Scallops w/ lime jalapeno Jelly

07/12/2010 19:02

Servings: 4

1 pound sea scallop

2 teaspoons unsalted butter

2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

sea salt

black pepper

cayenne pepper

3/4 cup jalapeno jelly

Remove the small side muscle from the scallops, rinse with cold water and thoroughly pat dry.

Add the butter and oil to a 12 to 14-inch sauté pan on high heat. Salt and pepper the scallops. Once the fat begins to smoke, gently add the scallops, clock wise, making sure they are not touching each other. Sear the scallops for 1 1/2 to 3 minutes on each side. The scallops should have a 1/4-inch golden crust on each side while still being translucent in the center. Place Scallops on a serving plate put jalapeno jelly in the pan and heat, drizzle over scallops serve immediately

Per Serving : 332 Calories; 10g Fat (25.7% calories from fat); 19g Protein; 43g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber;43mg Cholesterol; 204mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Fat; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.