Papayalicious Recipes | Herbal Goodness

March 27, 2012 0 Comments

Papayalicious Recipes | Herbal Goodness

Be Papayalicious! 

Enjoy Spicy Papaya Sauce With Seared Scallops

Spicy Papaya Sauce with Seared ScallopsTry this fabulous papaya based recipe for a dinner that is sure to thrill! This meal was absolutely delicious.
This kitchen approved recipe from has a 4.4-star rating! 

Cshores says "I made this for my husband's birthday, and it was a hit. We both oohed and aahed throughout dinner."

Esmee says "This is a great recipe if you are having guests over for dinner. Easy to make, impressive to serve. I split the sauce in half -- the first half I kept as a finely diced salsa, the second half I pureed in a blender to make more of a sauce. I presented the scallops by first making a small pool of sauce, layering the scallops on top, and then finally garnishing the scallops with the salsa. It looked nice and added some nice flavor to the scallops (which I choose not to coat with flour before frying)."
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Prep Time:
20 Min
Cook Time:
15 Min
Ready In:
35 Min

Original Recipe Yield 4 servings


  • 1 small papaya - peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon minced jalapeno peppers
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 pound sea scallops


  1. In a medium bowl, combine papaya, red pepper, jalapeno onion, lime juice, cilantro, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Set aside.
  2. In a large sealable bag, combine flour, black pepper, and remaining 3/4 teaspoon salt. Add scallops, and shake to coat.
  3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add scallops; cook and stir until golden. Serve scallops over papaya sauce.

Nutritional Information 

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 223 | Total Fat: 4.6g | Cholesterol: 68mg

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