Pan-Seared Sea Scallops on Red Onion Marmalade

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

"A perfect party entrée, ready in less that half an hour."

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 250°F
  2. Pat scallops until dry and toss with 2 tablespoons oil, lemon peel, and ginger in medium bowl.
  3. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Add scallops; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Cook until brown and just opaque in center, about 3 minutes per side.
  6. Transfer scallops to small baking sheet; place in oven to keep warm.
  7. Add 3 tablespoons oil to drippings in same skillet; place over high heat.
  8. Add onions; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  9. Cover and cook until brown, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  10. Add wine, vinegar, and sugar.
  11. Cook until onion marmalade is thick, stirring often, about 2 minutes.
  12. Season with salt and pepper.
  13. Spoon marmalade onto plates.
  14. Top with scallops and any juices, then chives.


Most Helpful

This recipe was not only easy to follow, but creates a beautiful spread that my whole family fell in love with. I highly recommend this recipe. Thank you so much for sharing.

Saucey Lady August 04, 2010

Very tasty with the flavours of chilli and lemon being a good contrast. The red onions are tasty. Don't know whats better the scallops or the onions but together they are fantastic!

Mike K. January 19, 2009

This was great! The brown sugar brings it all together. Thanks a lot!

RecipeLeech January 15, 2008

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