Grilled Sea Scallops with Orange Balsamic Butter
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Grilled Sea Scallops with Orange Balsamic Butter
Grilled Sea Scallops with Orange Balsamic Butter
8 Large sea scallops
Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 tbsp. butter
1 clove garlic, minced
3 tbsp. undiluted orange juice concentrate, thawed
3 tbsp. white balsamic vinegar
Chopped fresh thyme
Cooked wild rice

Prep: 10 minutes, Cook: 10 minutes, Serves: 2

1. Rinse scallops and pat dry. Double skewer scallops and season with salt and pepper.

2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat until it starts to foam. Cook for about 1 minute more or until it starts to turn golden brown, taking care not to burn; stir in garlic, orange juice concentrate and vinegar. Set aside 3 tbsp. of mixture.

3. Grill scallops over medium-high heat for about 5 minutes on each side or until lightly charred and cooked through, basting liberally with 3 tbsp. orange juice mixture.

4. Remove from grill and place on a bed of rice; drizzle with reserved orange juice mixture and top with thyme. Serve with wild rice.

Nutritional Information:
160 calories, 11 g protein, 6 g total fat (3.5 g sat., 0 g trans), 16 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 12 g sugar, 35 mg cholesterol, 150 mg sodium, 4 points