The Culinary Institute developed a recipe for Seared Scallops with Fiery Orange Passion Fruit Salsa for Coca-Cola.


  • 3 Cup Minute Maid® Premium Orange Passion Juice Blend
  • .5 Cup small diced pineapple
  • .5 Cup small diced papaya
  • .5 Cup small diced mango
  • .5 Cup small diced red onion
  • 1 Teaspoon minced jalapeno pepper
  • 1 Teaspoon minced hot red pepper
  • .5 Tablespoon chopped cilantro
  • .75 Teaspoon salt
  • 24 sea scallops, muscle tabs removed (about 3/4 pound)
  • .5 Teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil


  • Total Time: 50 min
  • Prep Time: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  1. Place the juice in a saucepan over medium-high heat and reduce to 2/3 cup, about 25 minutes. Cool and chill slightly. Sauce will thicken as it cools. Make salsa by combining fruit, onion, peppers, cilantro, and ¼ teaspoon salt in a bowl. Add 2 tablespoons of the sauce to the salsa and combine. Season scallops with 1/2 tsp.salt and pepper. Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Sear scallops on the first side to golden brown, about 2-3 minutes. Turn scallops over and sear on the second side until tender and cooked through, about 2-3 minutes. Serve scallops with salsa and sauce.

Makes 4 servings

Nutritional Analysis: 
Serving size: 6 scallops (about 3 1/4 ounces), 1/3 cup salsa, 2 tablespoons sauce
Cal: 247
Protein: 16g
Fat: 4g
Carb: 35g
Sodium: 609mg
Chol: 30mg
Sugar: 26g