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Nutritional analysis per serving: calories 240, protein 6g, fat 1g, percent calories from fat 3%, cholesterol 1mg, carbohydrates 58g, fiber 6g, sodium 55mg

Scallops with Spicy Papaya Sauce

Makes 2 servings
Each serving equals two and a half 5 A Day servings

1 small papaya, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped
2 Tbsps fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
1 tsp minced jalapeno peppers
1 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp all-purpose flour
1 pound sea scallops salt and pepper to taste

In a medium bowl, combine papaya, red pepper, jalapeno onion, limejuice, and cilantro. Set aside. In a large sealable plastic bag, combine flour, salt, pepper, scallops, and shake to coat. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add scallops; cook and stir until golden. Place scallops over papaya sauce and serve immediately.

Nutritional analysis per serving: calories 356, protein 40g, fat 9g, percent calories from fat 23%, cholesterol 75mg, carbohydrates 27g, fiber 4g, sodium 370mg

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Reviewed by Michael W. Smith, MD on July 10, 2007

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