Saturday, March 14, 2009
Pan Seared Scallops with Mango Black Bean Salsa
1 mango, peeled and diced
1 clove of garlic, minced
1/2 of a red onion, minced
1/2 cup of black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 jalapeno, minced
1/2 red pepper, chopped
2 tbsp. of chopped cilantro
Juice from 1/2 a lime
3/4 lb. of scallops
Salt and pepper
Mango Black Bean Salsa
In a medium bowl combine mango, garlic, red onion, black beans, jalapenos, red pepper, cilantro, and lime juice.
Season with salt and pepper and set aside.
Season scallops with salt and pepper on both sides.
Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large saute pan over medium high heat.
Add scallops (be sure not to crowd the pan), and saute for three to four minutes on each side, depending on the size of your scallops.
Place a big pile of salsa in a shallow bowl and top with 3 scallops...enjoy!