13Ingredients
490Calories
50Minutes

Seafood is a wonderful weeknight dinner dish because it is hearty, healthy, and doesn’t take long to prepare. This recipe for Scallops with Orange and Dried Fruit Crumbs Breaded Celery is a delicious dish that takes 50 minute to prepare. This recipe is the pefect combination of rich and sweet ingredients for a flavorful dinner. We guarantee everyone will love this dish so much that they will ask for seconds.

Ingredients

  • 1 celery root
  • 2 oranges
  • 2 eggs
  • 40 grams almonds
  • 40 grams pine nuts
  • 40 grams pistachios
  • 40 grams butter
  • 2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • fresh dill
  • 12 scallops

Directions

  1. Peel the celery root and cut it into 1.5 cm thick slices.
  2. In every slice, cut up rounds with a cookie cutter (3 to 4 cm diameter).
  3. Cook the celery round on boiling salted water for 7 to 8 minutes until soft but not soggy.
  4. Drain it and let cool.
  5. With a sharp pairing knife, peel the orange discarding as much white skin as you can.
  6. Carefully remove the orange quarters one cutting just where the white skin separates each quarter.
  7. In a bowl beat the eggs with a fork.
  8. Chop the almonds, pistachios, pine nuts, and mix them in another bowl. Add the breadcrumbs.
  9. In a frying pan, melt the butter over medium heat.
  10. Dip the celery root slices in the egg mixture, then in the breadcrumbs to coat well.
  11. Fry them until they get nicely browned on both sides.
  12. Heat another frying pan with a Tablespoon of olive oil, when it's hot, quickly sear the scallops on both sides, add salt and pepper.
  13. Prepare a salad dressing by mixing vinegar and a pinch of salt, then add the olive oil and orange juice.
  14. To serve, place 3 slices of celery on a plate, top with one scallop, place the orange slices in the center and dress with vinaigrette and dill.
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NutritionView more

490Calories
Sodium11%DV260mg
Fat52%DV34g
Protein33%DV17g
Carbs11%DV33g
Fiber36%DV9g

PER SERVING *

Calories490Calories from Fat310
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat34g52%
Saturated Fat8g40%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol135mg45%
Sodium260mg11%
Potassium860mg25%
Protein17g33%
Calories from Fat310
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate33g11%
Dietary Fiber9g36%
Sugars5g10%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

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

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Cynthia F. 1 Jul 2015
I always have had a hard time making scallops, however with this recipe I was able to master the task. Scallops with orange and fruit crumbs is just incredible. I love making this when it’s just me and my husband alone.