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96% would make again

Seared Scallops

Tasty Team

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 1 lb sea scallop (455 g), side muscles removed
  • fine sea salt
  • black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 1 clove garlic, grated
  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons fresh chives, finely chopped

Nutrition Info

    Calories 209
    Fat 10g
    Carbs 6g
    Fiber 0g
    Sugar 0g
    Protein 23g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Pat the scallops dry with a paper towel.
  2. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. In a large skillet set over medium-high heat, add the oil.
  4. When the oil is hot, add the scallops and cook until golden brown on one side, 2-3 minutes.
  5. Gently turn the scallops, and add the butter and garlic to the pan.
  6. Continue to cook, spooning the butter over the scallops until they are cooked through, about 3 minutes more.
  7. Add the white wine, cook another 10 seconds.
  8. Serve with chives.
  9. Enjoy!

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