Garlic lemon scallops

    20 minutes

    These scallope sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives this dish a nice kick.

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    Serves: 6 

    • 170g butter
    • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 1 kg large sea scallops
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
    • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Melt butter in a large frypan 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 serving plate, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter. Pour the sauce over scallops to serve.

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    Something else. Loved the photo so much I just had to run out & buy some scallops! Noticed lemon rind in photo although not mentioned in recipe, so I added it as well as a little grated ginger!!! Delicious!  -  03 Nov 2009


    My first attempt to cook in a long time, it was worth it. loved the easy recipe, and the final outcome. yummy.  -  14 Jun 2011


    This was so easy and tasty. Made it for Christmas lunch and had bought extra and my husband and I are going to sit down to enjoy some more today.  -  25 Dec 2013