Diabetic Dish of the Week -Basil-Lime Scallops

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This week’s Diabetic Dish of the Week is Basil-Lime Scallops. To make this week’s Recipe you’ll be needing Fresh Basil, Lime Juice, Low Sodium Soy Sauce, Vegetable Oil, Garlic Clove, Red Pepper Flakes, Jumbo Sea Scallops, Mixed Baby Greens, and Lime Wedges. There’s 92 calories and 5 carbs per serving. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2021! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Basil-Lime Scallops
Combining fresh seafood, baby greens, and lime, this scallop dish has summer written all over it!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
Juice of 1 lime
1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
1 clove garlic, minced
1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes
8 jumbo sea scallops (about 1 pound)
Mixed baby greens (optional)
Lime wedges (optional)

Directions
Yield: 4 servings
Serving size: 2 scallops

1. Whisk basil, lime juice, soy sauce, oil, garlic, and red pepper flakes in shallow bowl until smooth and well blended. Add scallops; turn to coat evenly. Marinate in refrigerator 30 minutes.

2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.* Cook scallops 3 minutes per side, or until desired doneness is reached.

3. Place 2 scallops on each serving plate. Serve with mixed greens, if desired. Garnish with lime wedges.

Note: There are two types of scallops available: sea scallops and bay scallops. Sea scallops are more widely available, although they’re less tender. Bay scallops are smaller, slightly sweeter, and more expensive.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 92 calories, Carbohydrates: 5 g, Protein: 14 g, Fat: 2 g, Saturated Fat: 0 g, Cholesterol: 27 mg, Sodium: 495 mg, Fiber: 0 g
https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/recipes/main-dishes/basil-lime-scallops/

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