Ingredients9 m servings 170 cals
- Pat sea scallops dry with paper towels. Season with some lemon juice, salt, and pepper on one side.
- Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet over high heat. Place scallops in the skillet seasoned-side down. Cook until browned on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Season with remaining lemon juice, salt, and pepper; flip. Continue cooking until opaque, about 2 minutes more. Garnish with lemon zest.
- Cook's Note:
- Make sure the scallops are dry; they will sear better. Also, once the scallops are placed in the pan, do not move them until it is time to flip them over. Again this keeps a good sear.
Per Serving: 170 calories; 9.3 g fat; 2.7 g carbohydrates; 18 g protein; 39 mg cholesterol; 320 mg sodium. Full nutrition
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The key to a good sear is to get the skillet really hot. I like to put the pan on med/high heat for two-three minutes before adding the oil, I used Avocado as it has a higher smoke point, then a...
Delicious. A quick and simple recipe. I garnished with a side of pasta with lemon butter sauce and asparagus.