Recipes and Cooking Seared Scallop-Tequila Shooters 3.4 (8) Kick off your party with a pan-seared scallops appetizer that's part cocktail recipe part snack. For a hint of heat, the scallops that top these tequila shooters are seasoned with a pinch of chipotle chile pepper and coriander. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 20, 2013 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 2 mins Total Time: 22 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 8 appetizer servings. Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 fresh or frozen sea scallops 1 ripe mango, halved, seeded and peeled 2 tablespoon pineapple or orange juice 2 tablespoon agave nectar or honey ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle chile pepper ¼ teaspoon ground coriander Salt and ground black pepper 1 tablespoon butter 3 - 4 tablespoon tequila Directions Thaw scallops, if frozen. Halve any large scallops. Cut about a quarter of the mango into 1/2-inch cubes; set aside. Place remaining mango into a blender with pineapple juice. Cover and blend until smooth. Divide pureed mango mixture into eight shot glasses; set aside. In a small bowl combine agave, ground chipotle chile pepper, and coriander. Pat scallops dry with paper toweling. Brush scallops with the agave mixture. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. In a large nonstick skillet cook scallops in hot butter over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until opaque and golden, turning halfway through. Remove scallops from skillet; insert a toothpick into each. Thread 1 or 2 cubes reserved mango onto top of each pick. Pour about 2 teaspoons tequila over mango puree in each shot glass. Add 1 scallop-mango pick to each shot glass. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 88 Calories 2g Fat 10g Carbs 5g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 88 % Daily Value * Total Fat 2g 3% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 14mg 5% Sodium 216mg 9% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 8g Protein 5g Vitamin C 10mg 50% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Iron 0.2mg 1% Potassium 142mg 3% Folate, total 20.2mcg Vitamin B-12 0.6mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.