Total Time
21mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 6 mins

Delicious sea scallops with artichokes

Directions

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Add 2 turns of the pan of olive oil, about 2 tablespoons and the chopped shallots to the pan.
  3. Cook shallots in oil a minute or so.
  4. Add artichoke hearts and toss to heat through.
  5. Season artichokes with salt and pepper and combine with parsley and capers.
  6. Transfer artichokes to a serving dish.
  7. Wipe out pan and return to the heat, raising heat a bit.
  8. Season drained and trimmed scallops with salt and pepper.
  9. Add 1 turn of olive oil to the very hot pan and immediately place the scallops in the pan and sear in a single layer, causing them to carmelize, 2 minutes on each side.
  10. Add vermouth and cook out the alcohol, 1 to 2 minutes.
  11. Arrange scallops in vermouth over the top of the artichokes and serve.