Scallops With Lemon-Chive Sauce

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Dragonfly AZ

From Atkins for Life Cookbook. Posted for safekeeping. Be careful not to overcook the scallops, as they can become rubbery and chewy.

Top Review by Kristiina

Very good recipe, smelled amazing and had wonderful flavor! Thank you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Season scallops with salt and pepper.
  2. Melt 1 Tbs butter in non-stick skillet over medium-high heat.
  3. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  4. Add spinach and stir until wilted.
  5. Transfer spinach to platter and cover to keep warm.
  6. Wipe out skillet and return to heat. Add remaining butter. When butter is melted, and just begins to sizzle, add half the scallops and cook until browned, about 2 minutes. Transfer to platter.
  7. Repeat with remaining scallops.
  8. Carefully add lemon juice to pan, scraping up any brown bits from bottom of pan.
  9. Remove from heat, stir in chives and zest.
  10. Pour over scallops and spinach and serve.

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