Scallops with Edamame Hummus

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15 May Scallops with Edamame Hummus

Have this great combo snack for your WEIGHT LOSS DIET.  Take the pounds off and keep them off the Blissful Wellness way.

Ingredient Items

  • 1 (10-ounce) package frozen edamame (not thawed)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 3 scallions, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 1/2 pounds sea scallops (large)
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Directions

  1. Cook edamame on stovetop with water (1/4 cup) according to package directions (do not drain).
  2. Pulse in a food processor with cooking water, butter, scallions, lime juice, lemon juice, and 1/4 teaspoon sea salt to a coarse purée. Season with salt. Set aside.
  3. Stir together turmeric, curry powder, cumin and 1/2 teaspoon each of salt and pepper on a plate.
  4. Pat scallops dry and coat all over with spice mixture.
  5. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat until hot, then sauté scallops in 2 batches, turning once, until lightly browned and just opaque, about 4 minutes per batch.
  6. (Overcooking can toughen scallops to watch them closely). Serve scallops over edamame hummus.