Grilled Scallops with Grapefruit-Thyme Sauce

Grilled Scallops with Grapefruit-Thyme Sauce
Grilled Scallops with Grapefruit-Thyme Sauce Recipe Type : Heart Healthy Author: Celeste Jarabese Serves: 4 Servings
  • 1 pound dry scallops
  • ¼ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 medium pink grapefruit
  • 2 tsp. unsalted butter
  • ¼ cup sweet wine
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme, chopped
  • cooking oil spray
  1. Pre-heat grill to high. Grease the grill rack with cooking oil spray.
  2. Season the scallops with salt and pepper. Divide the scallops into 8 skewers.
  3. Grill the scallops until cooked through and golden on both sides (about 3-4 minutes on each side). Transfer in a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  4. Cut the grapefruit in half. Using a citrus juicer, squeeze half of the grapefruit. Discard the seeds and reserve the juice. Slice the remaining grapefruit into segments. Set aside.
  5. Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in wine and grapefruit juice. Allow to boil until mixture is reduced by half. Add thyme and grapefruit segments. Stir. Remove from heat.
  6. Pour the sauce over the grilled scallops and serve immediately.
Diabetic Exchange
¼ Fruit, ½ Fat, 0 Vegetable
0 Starch, 3 Lean Meat, 0 Carb
Nutrition Information
Calories: 152 Fat: 2.9g Saturated fat: 1.3g Trans fat: 0g Carbohydrates: 8.8g Sugar: 4.5g Sodium: 345mg Fiber: 1g Protein: 19.5g Cholesterol: 42mg

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Celeste Jarabese is a Registered Nutritionist-Dietitian practicing for more than 10 years specializing in Adult and Child Nutrition. Graduated with a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, her fields of expertise are Food, Diet (General and Therapeutic), and Nutrition. She is a recipe writer who also has a great passion for cooking and baking.

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