Quentin Bacon
Recipe from Health

Prep: 10 minutes; Cook: 5 minutes; Total time: 15 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium diced peeled avocado
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/4 pounds sea scallops (about 12)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, divided
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 cups fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 chopped scallion
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine

Preparation

  1. 1. In a small bowl, toss avocado and lime juice.
  2. 2. Sprinkle scallops with salt, pepper, and 1/2 teaspoon cumin. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add scallops; cook, turning once, until golden and cooked through (about 3 minutes).
  3. 3. Transfer scallops to a plate. Add corn, scallion, white wine, and remaining cumin to skillet; cook corn until tender, stirring constantly (about 2 minutes).
  4. 4. Spoon corn mixture onto 4 serving plates; top each with about 3 scallops.
Lori Powell,
September 2010