Fresh Tangerine Scallop Salad Recipe

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Best with Sunkist® Tangerines
Prep Time - 20 Minutes
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Wait until you try this salad, you will be delighted. Fresh Tangerine Scallop Salad is a cinch to make and delicious. The peppery flavor of arugula is balanced out with the sweet and savory flavor of the scallops and tangerine juice.


  • 2 cups Sunkist® freshly squeezed tangerine juice, strained
  • 2 tsp. fresh dill, chopped
  • 12 sea scallops
  • to taste salt
  • to taste pepper
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil*
  • 4 cups arugula leaves
  • 2 tsp. Sunkist® fresh tangerine zest
  • *Orange flavored olive oil can be substituted if preferred.

Instructions: (Makes 4 servings)

  • Combine ½ cup Sunkist fresh-squeezed tangerine juice and ½ teaspoon dill in very small saucepan.
  • Bring liquid to a boil, then simmer and reduce to half of the original amount. Hold warm.
  • Season 3 scallops with salt and pepper. Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in small skillet over high heat. Sear scallops 2 minutes on each side or until done.
  • Place 1 cup Arugula leaves on salad plate.
  • Top Arugula with scallops and drizzle with ¼ cup warm Sunkist tangerine and dill reduction. Sprinkle with ½ teaspoon Sunkist fresh tangerine zest.
  • Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information (per serving):

Calories 300; Total Fat 15g; Saturated Fat 2g; % Calories from Fat 45%; Calories from Saturated Fat 6%; Cholesterol 45mg; Carbohydrate 19g; Dietary Fiber 1g; Sodium 720 mg; Protein 23g