These scrumptious Garlic Lemon Butter Seared Scallops are honestly the best way to prepare scallops.You too can cook like a head chef. Seafood | Seafood Recipes | Seafood Boil | Seafood Dishes | Seafood Soup | Seafood Pasta
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Yield: 2 Servings
Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb sea scallops side muscle removed 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons butter 1–2 cloves of garlic minced 2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice Check below.
Step 1. Pat the scallops dry with paper towels and sprinkle with a pinch of salt right before cooking.
Next step is, Add olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter to a large saute pan over medium high heat. Get the fat good and hot and almost to smoking point. Add scallops and sear for 1 1/2 -2 minutes on each side. They should have a golden crust on each side. Do not overcrowd the pan so if necessary cook in batches. As cooked remove to plate.
After that, Wipe out skillet. Add 2 tablespoons butter to same skillet over low heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant; about 1 minute. Add lemon juice and return scallops to pan. Warm scallops for 1-2 minutes; turning several times to get them in the lemon butter. Sprinkle with parsley, salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.