Seared Sea Scallops

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by nancy 1

I just found out that I love scallops. I had them a couple of times and wasn't sold on them . I tried this recipe and now I love them! I didn't use wine ( had none Sprinkled with a little lemon instead.

Top Review by rregula

This was great! Simple and good. Used 1/2 butter, 1/2 olive oil, a pinch of cayanne peppper in seasoned flour. added juice of 1/2 lemon at the end in the sauce. We'll have this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse scallops and pat dry with a paper towel.
  2. Combine flour, salt, pepper and parsley.
  3. Heat a 12-inch skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Add 2 tbsp of butter or margarine and the garlic; cook and stir until butter is melted.
  5. Dredge scallops in flour mixture, add to skillet and cook, stirring frequently for 2-3 minutes or until scallops turn opaque.
  6. Remove scallops and add wine to skillet and stir for l minute.
  7. Drizzle wine mixture over scallops and serve.

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