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Weight Watchers Sea Scallops on Fettuccine Recipe

WW: Sea Scallops on Fettuccine (6 points)
Posted by: DSredTX Wed, 11 Feb 2004, at 5:32 p.m

2 tsp. grated lime rind, divided
1/2 cup fresh lime juice
1/2 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 tsp. ground white pepper
1 lb. sea scallops, halved lengthwise
1 (9-oz.) pkg. refrigerated spinach fettuccine
Cooking Spray
1/4 cup sliced green onions (about 3 large)

1. Combine 1 tsp. line rind and next 3 ingredients in a shallow dish; add scallops, and let stand 5 minutes, turning once.

2. While scallops marinate, cook pasta according to pkg. directions, omitting salt and fat. Drain well. set aside; keep warm

3. Remove scallops from marinade, reserving marinade.

4. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray; place over medium-high heat until hot. Add scallops; cook 1 minute on each side or until lightly browned. Remove scallops from skillet; set aside, and keep warm.

5. Add marinade mixture to skillet, and cook 1 minute, stirring to scrape particles that cling to bottom of skillet.

6. Combine pasta and green onions in a large bowl. Add scallops and marinade mixture to pasta mixture; toss lightly. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon lime rind.

Yield: 4 servings



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