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Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars

"Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick."
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Ingredients

20 m servings 408 cals
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic, and cook for a few seconds until fragrant. Add scallops, and cook for several minutes on one side, then turn over, and continue cooking until firm and opaque.
  2. Remove scallops to a platter, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter. Pour sauce over scallops to serve.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 408 calories; 24.4 g fat; 8.9 g carbohydrates; 38.5 g protein; 152 mg cholesterol; 988 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made some changes - first I infused some olive oil with garlic, I removed the garlic and seared the scallops in the oil on high heat. Once the scallops were done I transfered them to a plate. ...

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If you are going to try this dish, make sure you use FRESH GARLIC and FRESH LEMON JUICE, both of which I didn't have. Will give this recipe one more try using the fresh ingreds. I mentioned oth...

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I made some changes - first I infused some olive oil with garlic, I removed the garlic and seared the scallops in the oil on high heat. Once the scallops were done I transfered them to a plate. ...

Made this for dinner last night and we were pleasantly surprised with the results. Bravo!!! A recipe thats oh so simple, but oh so delicious! I followed it exactly and I wouldn't change a thing....

Fantastic!! I used a little less butter and added a touch of white wine and some capers. Mmmmmm!!

Very easy and very tasty! I tripled all ingredients except the scallops and served over angel hair pasta.

Easy and delicious. I served over angel hair pasta with fresh grated parmesan. Regarding the reviews that slammed this recipe because of the amount of butter - DUH! Couldn't you tell before y...

Good!.. After cooking the scallops in the butter I took them out and added the lemon and other ingredients back in the pan along with a little marsala wine... simmered a few minutes. Last I thr...

This was delicious! My palet just recently found a fondness for seafood but I'm still pretty picky. Tonight my husband made this recipe and I was a little nervous, I'd only had scallops twice ...

These were wonderful!! I added chicken broth, white wine, lemon juice, parmesan cheese, garlic, salt pepper and butter in the skillet after searing the scallops, and added the scallops back in o...

We were going to have Chinese takeout tonight and while looking over the menu, I thought scallops in garlic sauce sounded good. Then I realized we had scallops in the freezer and decided to mak...