Seared Scallops with Tre Stelle®
Feta Mango Salsa

The sear of the scallop is what it’s all about making it a perfect appetizer with this punch feta mango salsa!

Prep Time:
15 minutes
Ready In:
30 minutes or less
Makes 8 single servings
  • 1 ripe mango, sliced and finely diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely diced
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, minced
  • 1/2 cup | 125 mL Tre Stelle® Crumbled Feta Cheese
  • 1 tbsp | 15 mL freshly grated lime zest
  • 1 tbsp | 15 mL freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tbsp | 15 mL olive oil
  • 4 fresh basil leaves, finely julienned
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • canola oil
  • 8 fresh sea scallops
  • salt and black pepper

Mango Salsa:

  1. Combine all of the salsa ingredients together in a medium bowl.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. For maximum flavour allow salsa to come to room temperature prior to serving.


  1. Rinse scallops under cold water, drain and dry well with paper towels.
  2. In a large non-stick skillet add enough canola oil to cover the bottom of the pan.
  3. Heat until moderately hot over medium-high heat.
  4. Season scallops with salt and pepper; add to pan.
  5. Cook without touching for 1 minute.
  6. Carefully turn and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Remove scallops from skillet and place on a serving dish; top with Mango Salsa and serve.