Lemon Butter Scallops


  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1lb scallops
  • salt and pepper


  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice


  • fresh parsley, chopped

Cooking directions

  • Rinse the scallops and thoroughly pat dry.
  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat. Season scallops with salt and pepper. Add scallops to the skillet and cook for 2 minutes per side.
  • To make sauce, melt butter in a skillet. Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Stir in lemon juice and heat for 1 more minute.
  • Serve scallops with sauce and garnish with parsley.
  • Bon Appétit.

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