Seared Scallops Recipe

Looking for an easy Seared Scallops recipe? Learn how to make Seared Scallops using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dbourcier

Makes 4 servings



Food Network prep time 5 minutes cook time 3 minutes yeilds 4 servings

Recipe Ingredients for Seared Scallops

1 1/2 lb scallops
2 t unsalted butter
2 t olive oil
1 t kosher salt

Recipe Directions for Seared Scallops

  1. Remove the small side muscle from the scallops, rinse with cold water and thoroughly pat dry.

  2. Add the butter and oil to a 12 to 14-inch saute pan on high heat.

  3. Salt and pepper the scallops.

  4. Once the fat begins to smoke, gently add the scallops, making sure they are not touching each other. Sear the scallops for 1 1/2 minutes on each side. The scallops should have a 1/4-inch golden crust on each side while still being translucent in the center. Serve immediately.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 176.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
187
Calories from Fat
49
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.4g
8%
Saturated Fat
1.6g
8%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
61mg
20%
Sodium
869mg
36%
Potassium
548mg
16%
Total Carbohydrates
4.0g
1%
Protein
28.5g
Vitamin A 3% Vitamin C 9%
Calcium 4% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • No sugar
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • Very high in selenium
  • Very high in vitamin B12
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • High in sodium
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