Sauteed Scallops With Mushrooms

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by MGL the Cook

We served this at a dinner party served with risotto and it was a huge hit.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 large sea scallops
  • 4 tablespoons virgin olive oil
  • 4 shallots, sliced thin
  • 12 lb mixed mushrooms, choose your favorites
  • 4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar


  1. Season scallops with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. In a non-stick pan, heat 2 tablespoons olive oil until smoking.
  3. Place scallops in pan and do not move them.
  4. Cook until crisp and golden brown, 5 or 6 minutes.
  5. In a 12-14 inch saute pan, heat remaining oil until smoking.
  6. Add shallots and saute until soft, about 3-4 minutes.
  7. Add mushrooms and toss 3-4 minutes, until softened.
  8. Add vinegar and toss, adding salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Serve 3 scallops per person.

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