Great Summer Scallops with Avocado Cream and Salsa |
One of my Favorite Recipes for Summer Entertaining! Ingredients 4 tablespoons of olive oil 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lime zest 3/4 to 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 32 sea scallops 4 flour tortillas, cut into eighths 2 ripe avocados 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1/4 cup plain low fat or fat free greek yogurt 2 cups shredded lettuce 3/4 cup of salsa In a medium bowl, whisk 2 tablespoons of oil, 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 1/2 tablespoon of grated zest, 1/4 teasoon of salt, cumin, and pepper. Add scallops and marinate, covered, in the refrigerator for 1 hour. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add tortilla wedges in batches and cook until golden brown on both sides, 1-2 minutes. Drain wedges on paper towels. Peel, Pit and coarsely mash avocados in a medium bowl. Stir in onion, yogurt, and remaining lime juice, zest, and salt. Preheat grill or