Super Simple Scallops

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by AusNZ Hosts

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Top Review by PAMELA A.

I have been using this recipe slightly altered for years, and it is still my favoriet. I salt and pepper the scallops and then dust them lightly in all purpose before putting them in the hot skillet. Two-three minutes on each side following rest of recipe and you will NOT be sorry. I grow lemon thyme in my kitchen herb pots so I always have it on hand. PLEASE do not substitute dried thyme. It makes so much difference. Fresh dill will also work, but the flavor is not as delicate.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove the scallops from the shell.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium high heat.
  3. Add the scallops and cook for about 2 minutes, turn and cook a further minute on the other side. Return to the shell.
  4. Add remaining ingredients to the pan and cook for about 3 minutes or until reduced by about a half.
  5. Drizzle a little of the sauce over each scallop, distributing the herbs evenly.
  6. serves 2 as an appetiser.

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