Shrimp and Scallop Verde Posole

Tri-City HeraldJune 12, 2012 

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Shrimp and Scallop Verde Posole

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 chopped onion

3 gloves garlic, minced

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin

3 8-ounce bottles clam juice

1 15-ounce can white hominy, rinsed and drained

1 1/2 cups jarred tomatillo salsa (salsa verde)

2 tablespoons finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes packed in oil

1 tablespoon finely grated lime zest

3/4 pound fresh or frozen (thawed) medium shrimp, peeled and de-veined

1/2 pound fresh or frozen (thawed) large sea scallops, halved horizontally

2 teaspoons fresh lime juice

6 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves, divided use

Instructions

Heat the oil in a large saucepan set over medium-high heat. Add the onion and season with salt and pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes. Add the garlic and cumin. Cook and stir 30 seconds.

Add the clam juice, hominy, salsa, sun-dried tomatoes, ad lime zest. Cook, partially covered 5 minutes.

Add the shrimp, scallops, and 3 tablespoons of the cilantro, adding small amounts of water to thin if necessary. Simmer to 3 to 4 minutes until the seafood is just opaque in the center. Stir in the lime juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve sprinkled with the remaining cilantro.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Per Serving: Calories 163; Fat 6.1g; Protein 18.1g; Cholesterol 83 mg; Sodium 379mg, Carbohydrate 10.4g

From: Enlightened Soups by Camilla Saulsbury

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