Caramelized Sea Scallops

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by ewilsonrd

Simple, elegant

Top Review by Parsley

I love sea scallops, and prefer them not to be drenched in sauces, so I knew I'd love this recipe! I used butter instead of olive oil, but that was the only change. I just prefer real butter on seafood. The green onion sprinkle was colorful and tasty. Thanx for posting this! It's a keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season scallops with salt, pepper and paprika.
  2. Place olive oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  3. Place scallops in skillet.
  4. Sear them two-three minutes per side, until caramelized (browned).
  5. Place scallops on platter, and cover loosely with foil.
  6. Sprinkle scallions over scallops and serve.

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