YieldsServes 4Total Time20 mins
AuthorCameron McIntyre, Los Angeles,
These Asian-influenced sesame scallops cook in less than 5 minutes. Serve with rice and steamed vegetables and sprinkle with sesame seeds for a healthy meal.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a medium bowl, mix scallops, sesame oil, and salt. Let scallops marinate 15 minutes.

Step 2
2

Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Arrange scallops in a broiler pan. In a small bowl, combine chili paste with 1 tbsp. water. Spoon about 1/2 tsp. chili sauce onto each scallop.

Step 3
3

Broil 4 in. from heat until scallops are opaque and chili sauce starts to brown, about 5 minutes. Serve with rice and steamed vegetables if you like. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 12 large sea scallops (about 1 lb.), rinsed
 1 tablespoon Asian (toasted) sesame oil
 1/4 teaspoon salt
 1 1/2 tablespoons Asian chili paste
  Rice and steamed vegetables (optional)
  Toasted sesame seeds

Directions

Step 1
1

In a medium bowl, mix scallops, sesame oil, and salt. Let scallops marinate 15 minutes.

Step 2
2

Meanwhile, preheat broiler. Arrange scallops in a broiler pan. In a small bowl, combine chili paste with 1 tbsp. water. Spoon about 1/2 tsp. chili sauce onto each scallop.

Step 3
3

Broil 4 in. from heat until scallops are opaque and chili sauce starts to brown, about 5 minutes. Serve with rice and steamed vegetables if you like. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Step 4
4

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Spicy Sesame Scallops