Scallops with Moroccan Spices Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Scallops with Moroccan Spices which belongs to the Fish and Seafood recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 1 pound (455 g) sea scallops
  2. 2 tablespoons (30 ml) olive oil
  3. 2 tablespoons (28 g) butter
  4. 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  5. 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  6. teaspoon ground ginger
  7. 2 teaspoons paprika
  8. teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  9. lemon
  10. cup (16 g) chopped fresh cilantro

Cooking Instructions

In a big, heavy skillet, heat the olive oil and butter over medium heat and swirl them together.

Add the garlic, let it cook for just a minute, and then add the cumin, ginger, paprika, and hot pepper sauce.

Now add the scallops and saute, stirring frequently for about 5 to 7 minutes or until they're opaque.

Squeeze the lemon over the scallops and transfer to 4 serving plates.

Scatter 1 tablespoon (4 g) of cilantro over each plate and serve.

Serving Yield

4 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 19 g protein; 5 g carbohydrate; trace dietary fiber; 5 g usable carbs.