Tangerine Scallops

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Tangerine Scallops Recipe

Tangerine Scallops

Add citrusy zest to your party table with these plump gorgeous scallops marinated in tangerines, dill, and garlic. So much flavor! So few calories, fat, and sodium!
Prep Time20 minutes
Active Time5 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Entertaining
Cuisine: Continental, Easy, Fish, Holiday


  • 12 to 15 large scallops U-10 size (which means that 10 scallops, or fewer, make up a pound)
  • 4 fresh tangerines juiced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill (fresh) chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic chopped
  • 12 to 15 tangerines segments


  • Marinate scallops in mixture of tangerine juice, dill, and garlic for 20 minutes.
  • In a large hot nonstick skillet, sear both sides of scallops until golden brown, about 1 to 2 minutes per side.
  • Garnish each scallop with a segment of tangerine and toothpick.