Seared Scallops With Artichokes and Salami

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Chef mariajane

New Year's Eve dinner is a bridge between old and new: you want to finish the past in style and greet the new with joy!! This recipe is a fantastic apppetizer to serve for your New Year's Eve Dinner - I know your guest will enjoy them - So elegant!!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (454 g) bagwild atlantic canada sea scallops, thawed and patted dry
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • pepper
  • 2 teaspoons 100% pure canola oil, divided
  • 8 slices genoa salami (mild or spicy)
  • 4 canned artichokes, drained and cut into quarters


  1. Season 16 scallops on both sides with salt and pepper (save the rest for another use).
  2. Heat 1 teaspoons oil in a medium nonstick pan over medium-high heat. When pan is hot add 8 scallops and sear without moving or touching them for about 2 minutes or until a golden crust forms. Flip scallops and sear about 2 minutes more. Remove to a paper-towel lined plate.
  3. Add 1 teaspoons more oil, as needed, and sear second batch of scallops. Remove to a plate.
  4. In the same hot pan, briefly sear salami slices, just until hot and slightly crisp; add artichoke pieces to warm.
  5. Assemble by threading a scallop, a folded salami slice and a piece of artichoke onto cocktail picks and serve warm.

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