Scallops with Spice Oil

  • prep: 20 min
  • cook: 20 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    Blooming spices, or gently frying them in oil, is a quick way to deepen their flavor.

    Ingredients

    • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
    • 1 teaspoon paprika
    • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 6 black peppercorns plus freshly ground for seasoning
    • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt plus more
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 2 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest
    • 1 tablespoon (or more) fresh lemon juice
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons grapeseed or vegetable oil
    • 8 large or 12 medium sea scallops, side muscle removed
    • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 2 cups mixed cilantro and flat-leaf parsley with tender stems
    • Olive oil (for drizzling)
    • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    • A spice mill

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 2
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 511 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 41 g 62.4%
    • Saturated Fat: 6 g 27.63%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 527 mg 21.95%
    • Calcium: 338 mg 33.84%
    • Potassium: 1118 mg 31.94%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 10 mg 53.33%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 42 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 17 g 67.9%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 8 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 10 g
    • Vitamin A 121.7%
    • Vitamin C 140.58%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat8
    • Exchange - Fruit2
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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