Easy Sea Scallops with Crab Hollandaise

Mikekey *


This uses the large sea scallops, not bay scallops. I served with parmesan orzo and steamed asparagus. An easy romantic dinner for two.


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10 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


  • 3/4 lb
    sea scallops (about 6 large)
  • 1/2 lb
    crabmeat, fresh (i used dungeness)
  • 1 pkg
    (0.9oz) knorr hollandaise sauce mix
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/4 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 tsp
    dried tarragon
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • ·
    cooking oil

How to Make Easy Sea Scallops with Crab Hollandaise


  1. Rinse and pat dry scallops. Heat a heavy skillet (cast iron works great) over medium-high heat. When hot, add about 1/2 tablespoon oil and heat until simmering.
  2. Place scallops in hot pan and sear until browned, about 5 minutes. Turn them over and repeat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper, if desired.
  3. Mix sauce mix and milk in medium sauce pan over medium heat. Add butter and tarragon and cook, stirring constantly, until sauce boils and butter is melted.
  4. Stir in crabmeat and cook until heat through.
  5. Divide scallops between two plates and top with the sauce.

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About Easy Sea Scallops with Crab Hollandaise

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: American

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