Flu season is hitting hard this year 😷🤒 so we’re packing our party recipes with immune boosting and anti-inflammatory ingredients 👍🏼like grapefruit and ginger to power us through till spring!Your guests will thank you 🙏🏼for their health and tantalized taste buds with these Seared Scallops with Grapefruit Ginger Salsa!

Seared Scallops with Grapefruit Ginger Salsa

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 30 mins


  • 1 lb large scallops
  • 1 cup chopped grapefruit
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tsp mixed Serrano peppers, deseeded
  • 1 tsp minced shallot
  • 1/3 tsp grated ginger
  • 2 chopped basil leaves
  • 1/4 tsp salt


Segment your grapefruit and dice into petite pieces. Add grapefruit, grated ginger, 1 tbsp olive oil, minced Serrano pepper, minced shallot, salt, and chopped basil to a small mixing bowl. Fold gently until well combined. Set aside until ready for serving.

Remove attached abductor muscle from scallops and gently rinse. Thoroughly dry each scallop with a paper towel. Preheat a large cast iron skillet to medium high with 2 tbsp olive oil. Sear scallops until deep golden brown approximately 1 1/2 -2 minutes on each side depending on the size of the scallops. Top each scallop with Grapefruit Salsa and a sprinkling of sea salt.  Enjoy!   


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Amount Per Serving As Served
Calories 752kcal Calories from fat 387
% Daily Value
Total Fat 43g 66%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Transfat 0g
Cholesterol 109mg 36%
Sodium 1780mg 74%
Carbohydrate 35g 12%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 17g
Protein 57g

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

Calories 2000
Total Fat Less than 65g
Sat Fat Less than 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g