Spicy Seared Scallops Tapas

Recipe by Midwest Maven
READY IN: 42mins




  • Melt 1 tablespoon of the olive oil and 1 tablespoon of the butter in a medium pan.
  • Add the onion and garlic; sauté for a couple of minutes.
  • Then add the capers, Dijon mustard, lemon zest, lemon juice, tomatoes, 3/4 cup of the wine, and stir until well blended.
  • Season with salt to taste and the red pepper flakes; put on low heat to simmer while you sauté the scallops.
  • Melt the remaining olive oil and butter in a small pan and cook the scallops until nicely browned on both sides.
  • Add the scallops to the sauce, along with the remaining 1/4 cup of the wine, and the parsley flakes; stir.
  • Simmer on low for 10-12 minutes, re-season with salt if needed. Serve immediately with some good bread for sopping the yummy sauce!