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Scallop with Apricot Sauce

5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people
Calories 275 kcal



  • 12 large scallops patted dry
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons grated or finely minced ginger
  • 1/2 cup apricot jam
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1-2 tablespoons water
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 lime


  • 1 cup rice grains + water to cook
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice


  • Cook the rice according to package instructions then toss with cilantro, lime zest and lime juice.
  • 2.Heat a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Season both sides of each scallop with salt and pepper. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the pan then add scallops and cook 1-2 minutes on both sides, until a golden brown crust forms and the centers are slightly translucent.
  • Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to a medium skillet. Add ginger and cook about 30 seconds until it begins to brown. Add jam and soy sauce, stir until combined and heated through. If the sauce is too thick, stir in 1-2 tablespoons of water to thin the sauce.
  • Serve scallops over rice with a drizzle of apricot sauce and a spritz of fresh lime juice.


Calories: 275kcalCarbohydrates: 42gProtein: 9gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 432mgPotassium: 172mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 70IUVitamin C: 6.3mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 0.8mg
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