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If you think scallops are just for special occasions, guess again. This easy scallop dinner cooks in just one pan and is ready in 20 minutes, so you can bring this restaurant favorite to your weeknight dinner menu.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


Credit: Andy Lyons

Recipe Summary test

20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Thaw scallops, if frozen. Rinse scallops; pat dry. In a plastic bag combine flour, five-spice powder, and cayenne pepper. Add scallops, shaking to coat.

  • In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add scallops; cook 3 to 5 minutes or until browned and opaque, turning once. Remove scallops.

  • Add spinach and ham to skillet; sprinkle with the water. Cook, covered, over medium-high heat 2 minutes or until spinach starts to wilt. Drizzle with vinegar, toss to coat. Return scallops to skillet; heat through. If desired, sprinkle servings with sesame seeds.

Serving Suggestion

If desired, serve over hot cooked brown rice or quinoa.

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; fat 5g; cholesterol 41mg; saturated fat 1g; carbohydrates 9g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 2g; insoluble fiber 2g; protein 22g; vitamin a 4651.9IU; vitamin c 23.5mg; thiamin 0.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 1.6mg; vitamin b6 0.2mg; folate 152.6mcg; vitamin b12 1.7mcg; sodium 327mg; potassium 371mg; calcium 95mg; iron 2.8mg.