These Lemon Garlic Butter Scallops are served in a light sauce that is ready to serve in less than 10 minutes!
Sometimes you have to indulge once in a while. Am I right?
This dish is one of those recipes. Where you can simply go to your local fish market or store and find the most perfect scallops and have them served in no time at all.
WHAT ARE SCALLOPS
Scallops are bivalves (having two shells), like clams and oysters.
My favorite way to enjoy scallops is right here!
HOW TO MAKE LEMON BUTTER SCALLOPS
It is super simple really.
You will want to start with fresh or frozen scallops
Then you will want to defrost them if needed and pat them dry with a paper towel.
This ensures that there is no water left on them that will take away from the dish.
what to serve with lemon butter scallops
WHAT TO SERVE WITH LEMON BUTTER SCALLOPS
- Crusty bread
- Pasta of your liking
Looking for a PASTA DISH to serve with these? Check out any one of my Scallop Pasta recipes below!
Imagine sitting down tonight with someone special and serving them this as an appetizer?
I hope there would be some romance in the air. I mean come on, how can you not feel that with this dish.
Or maybe your just having a date with yourself.
No harm in that, really!
Selflove is needed more often than we admit.
WHAT IS NEEDED TO MAKE LEMON GARLIC BUTTER SCALLOPS
5 simple ingredients.
These scallops are defiantly good on their own.
However if you wanting a meal then your going to want to pair it with pasta.
LOOKING FOR ANOTHER AWESOME PASTA DISH
Try my Creamy Spinach Sausage Gnocchi your sure to love it as well!
LOOKING FOR SOME SCALLOP PASTA RECIPES?
Looking for a awesome side dish to serve alongside?
Try my Shredded Brussel Sprouts with Bacon recipe here!
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- 400 grams large scallops
- 5 tbsp of butter
- 1 lemon
- 4 cloves of minced garlic
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp of Lemon pepper
- 2 tbsp fresh or dried parsley
- 2 tbsp of fresh or dried chives
- Start by chopping or minced the fresh garlic
- Then in a large frying pan add 2 tbsp of butter
- Along with the fresh garlic, saute till fragrant then remove the garlic butter from the pan and set aside
- In the same pan add the remaining 3 tbsp of butter
- And the fresh patted dry sea scallops
- Saute on both sides for 2 mins on medium low heat
- Add back in the fresh garlic, garlic powder and seasonings.
- Turn off the heat and squeeze fresh lemon juice all over.
- Serve immediately!
Serve over top of your favorite pasta if desired
Add some parmesan cheese if desired
Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 508Total Fat: 31gSaturated Fat: 19gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 158mgSodium: 2024mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 3gSugar: 1gProtein: 43g
These calculations are based off Nutritionix