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Pan Seared Scallops

Serve these pan-seared scallops with saffron beurre blanc
Prep Time7 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Course: Entree, Seafood
Cuisine: French
Keyword: pan seared scallops
Servings: 4
Calories: 129kcal
Author: Cynthia


  • 1 1/4 pounds large scallops "foot" removed*
  • kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoons avocado oil scallops are so delicate in flavor, so use a mild olive oil or avocado oil


  • Wash and pat dry scallops. Remove the "foot".
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • On a medium high heat, sear the scallops on both sides, about 2-3 minutes per side, depending on how fat they are. If they're really large, you can also sear the sides as well. You can tell when they are done by touching them. They should be firm, but not hard.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 129kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 291mg | Vitamin A: 4IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg