Pineapple and seared scallops are a winning combination in this sophisticated yet easy recipe for Seared Scallops With Pineapple, Ginger and Lemongrass Salsa from the folks at Seattle Food Geek.
This is just the thing to make for a healthy and romantic dinner for two, but would work just as well for a leisurely brunch.
Looking for more delicious scallop recipe ideas? Please see the scallop recipe links at the bottom of this article.
Ingredients For the Scallops:
4 large, or 10 small, sea scallops
2 tbsp. safflower oil (or peanut oil, but don’t use olive oil)
Ingredients For the Salsa:
1 medium shallot
1/4 cup pineapple, finely diced
1 tbsp. freshly grated ginger (substitute 1/2 tsp. ground ginger, only if you must)
1 tbsp. lemongrass, finely chopped
1 tsp. cilantro, finely chopped
1 tsp. honey
1 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1/2 tsp. sesame seeds
1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes
1 tsp. + 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil (use the best you’ve got)
You can also see our list of delicious seafood recipes, organized by type of fish to help you eat more seafood throughout the year.
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