Scallop and Mixed Greens Salad

Scallops are so versatile. They can be used in warm and cold dishes, and keep their delicious flavour. Try this mixed greens salad with seared scallops. A great side to serve during special occasions.


Servings: 4-6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 6-8 minutes


Ingredients:

2 packages of Toppits Scallops, 40-60 ct

3 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon fresh chives, minced

1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar

2 garlic cloves, minced

2 teaspoons fresh tarragon, minced

2 teaspoons honey

1 teaspoon dijon honey

2 package (142 g) spring mix salad

1 cup shredded carrots

1/2 cup chopped tomatoes or cherry tomatoes

Salt and pepper to taste


Directions:

  1. Scallops: Defrost the scallops per the package guidelines. Rinse and pat scallops dry with paper towels. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of oil over medium-high heat. Add scallops and sear for 2-3 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Remove from pan and keep warm.

  2. Dressing: In the same pan, combine the chives, vinegar, garlic, tarragon, honey, dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon of olive oil on medium-high heat. Cook and stir until thickened, about 30 seconds.

  3. Preparation: Divide the mixed salad greens, shredded carrots and diced tomatoes among the plates, top with the seared scallops and drizzle the dressing. Serve immediately.