184 calories

Total Time: 30 minutes

These quick seared Blackened Sea Scallops are coated in a homemade blend of blackened seasoning, then cooked in a cast iron skillet served with a creamy horseradish sauce.

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne (or more to taste)
  • 1- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 16 large sea scallops (20 ounces) room temperature

Horseradish Cream

  • 1/4 cup reduced fat sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon prepared grated horseradish
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt
  • black pepper, to taste

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. In a small bowl combine the horseradish cream ingredients and set aside.
  3. In another small bowl, add the paprika, cayenne, thyme, oregano, salt, black pepper and mix to blend. Coat the scallops on all sides with the spices.
  4. Heat a large heavy-bottomed pan or cast iron skillet over medium heat, and melt the butter.
  5. When very hot add the scallops and saute 1 minutes on each side.
  6. Transfer to the oven to finish cooking 4 to 5 minutes, or until the scallops are just cooked through and just opaque in the middle. (warning, you may want to open your windows, you kitchen will get smokey.) Serve with sauce.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 4 servings, Serving Size: 4 scallops, 1 1/2 tbsp sauce

  • Amount Per Serving:
  • Freestyle Points: 2
  • Points +: 4
  • Calories: 184 calories
  • Total Fat: 6g
  • Saturated Fat: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 60mg
  • Sodium: 400mg
  • Carbohydrates: 6.5g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugar: 0.5g
  • Protein: 25g

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