Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings Per Recipe 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 411
Total Fat 10.4g
  Saturated Fat 2.3g
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.3g
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5g
Total Carbohydrate 44g
  Dietary Fiber 6.3g
Protein 29.2g
Sodium 734mg

Scallop Picatta


1 pound sea scallops
¼ tsp black pepper
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
8 oz whole wheat pasta
½ cup white wine
½ cup clam juice
1 tsp cornstarch
¼ cup garlic cloves, minced
1 tbsp shallots
3 tbsp lemon juice
1 tbsp capers
2 tsp butter


1.Put a large pot of water on to boil.

2.Sprinkle scallops on both sides with pepper. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium and add the scallops; cook, turning once, until browned on both sides, about 6 minutes total. Transfer to a plate.

3.Cook pasta in the boiling water until not quite tender, about 4 minutes. Drain and rinse.

4.Whisk wine, clam juice and cornstarch in a small bowl until smooth.

5.Cook garlic and shallots in the pan over medium-high heat, stirring often, until softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Add the wine mixture; bring to a boil and cook until thickened, about 2 minutes. Stir in lemon juice, capers, and butter; cook until the butter melts, 1 to 2 minutes.

6.Return the scallops to the pan then add the pasta and cook, stirring gently, until heated through and coated with the sauce, about 1 minute. Serve it immediately.

Yield: 4 Servings

Serving Suggestions:

Serve with a green salad and a low fat dressing of your choice.