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Cajun Scallops

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 2 servings (serving size: about 5 ounces scallops)
If you like spicy foods, then this Cajun scallop dish is for you. Cajun seasoning and hot sauce give the dish its heat, while sautéed red onion adds bite.

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings
  • 1 teaspoon Cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 3/4 pound fresh scallops
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons hot sauce

Nutrition Information

  • calories 225
  • caloriesfromfat 24 %
  • fat 5.7 g
  • satfat 1.7 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 0.8 g
  • protein 29.8 g
  • carbohydrate 12.5 g
  • fiber 1.8 g
  • cholesterol 61 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 719 mg
  • calcium 65 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a cast-iron skillet over high heat. Add onion, Cajun seasoning, and pepper; sauté 3 minutes. Add butter and garlic; sauté 30 seconds. Add scallops; cook 1 minute or until browned. Sprinkle with hot sauce; turn. Cook 3 minutes or until done.