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easy sea scallops with crab hollandaise

Recipe by
Mikekey *
Seattle, WA

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

yield 2 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For easy sea scallops with crab hollandaise

  • 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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