This is a rich meal of orange-flavored scallops, high in vitamin B-12, accompanied by couscous.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a small skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Season scallops with salt and pepper; cook until browned and opaque throughout, 2 to 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate; cover loosely with foil. Cut orange segments into 1/2-inch pieces.

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  • Reduce heat to medium, add wine to skillet, and cook 30 seconds. Add butter and 3 tablespoons orange juice and cook, swirling, until sauce is thickened, 1 minute. Remove from heat and add chives and orange pieces. Season with salt and pepper and spoon over scallops and couscous.

Cook's Notes

Sea scallops can be pricey. If you buy them in small portions, they're an ideal indulgence for a solo diner.

Reviews (1)

15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
10/29/2018
Made this tonight and it was fantastic. I gave it four stars because I found the instructions regarding the oranges confusing but the dish itself was great. I recently gave up chicken and beef and need quick recipes I can cook for myself in addition to the meat meals I maighr be preparing for my family. This fit the bill and felt like a fancy restaurant meal. I added some chopped roasted Portobello mushrooms which seemed like a bad idea but made an already good dish even better. and it