Maple seared scallops


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time15 mins
Maple seared scallops


  • 400-g pkg PC Blue Menu Sustainably Sourced Wild Nova Scotian Frozen Jumbo Sea Scallops, thawed

  • 2 tsp canola oil

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 1 tbsp PC 100% Pure Medium Maple Syrup

  • 1/4 tsp PC black label Peri Peri Spice Blend

  • large leaves baby spinach, for garnish


  • 1 baguette, cut into cubes

  • apples, sliced into wedges

  • cooked baby potatoes, halved

  • cooked or cured sausages, sliced


  • PAT scallops very dry with paper towel.

  • HEAT a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high. Add oil, thens callops. Cook 1 min, then flip. Cook 1 more min, then transfer scallops to a plate. Reduce heat to medium.

  • TRIM lamb and cut into chops. Sprinkle both sides of chops with remaining 1/2 tsp spice blend. Season with fresh pepper.

  • ADD water, maple syrup and any scallop juices to pan. Stir until syrupy, about 15 sec. Brush maple mixture over scallops and sprinkle with spice blend. Serve each scallop on a baby spinach leaf.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 61, Protein 8g, Carbohydrates 3g, Fat 2g, Sodium 85mg.
Excellent source of Vitamin B12.

ACCOMPANIMENTS Baguette, cut into cubes; apples, sliced into wedges; cooked baby potatoes, halved; cooked or cured sausages, sliced

This article was originally published on Oct 02, 2014

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