Whether you’re spending the day playing a game of beach cricket, or gathered around the barbecue with friends, celebrate this Australia Day with Weight Watchers range of mouthwatering Aussie inspired recipes!


  • 250g fresh pineapple, finely chopped

  • ½ Lebanese cucumber, deseeded, finely chopped

  • ½ green shallot, thinly sliced

  • ½ long fresh red chilli, finely chopped

  • 1 tbs chopped fresh coriander leaves

  • 1 tsp lime juice

  • ¼ tsp fish sauce

  • 2 tsp olive oil

  • 16 scallops, without roe


  • 1.

    Arrange 16 Chinese soup spoons on a serving platter. Combine pineapple, cucumber, shallot, chilli, chopped coriander, juice and fish sauce in a medium bowl season salsa with pepper (see tip).

  • 2.

    Heat half the oil in a large non-stick frying pan over high heat. Add half the scallops and cook for 30 seconds each side or until golden and just cooked through. Transfer to spoons. Repeat with remaining oil and scallops.

  • 3.

    Serve scallops topped with pineapple salsa and whole coriander leaves

  • 4.

    Note: You will need about ¼ medium pineapple for this recipe.

  • 5.

    Tip: You can make the salsa up to 4 hours ahead. Store, covered, in the fridge. Stir through coriander and shallots just before serving.


This meal is 1 SmartPoints value for 2 scallops. The brand new SmartPoints system reflects the latest in healthy eating, incorporating nutritious foods that are lower in sugar and saturated fat, and higher in protein. Visit for more inspiration.

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