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seared sea scallops

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Pat Fucile
Eden Prairie, MN

Great for a relatively quick seafood meal.

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The herbs and seasoning in the breading of this scallop recipe add so much flavor to this simple recipe. The lemon pepper and lemon juice flavors are prominent and pair fabulously with the scallops. Quick, easy and very impressive!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 1
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For seared sea scallops

  • 1/2 c
  • 2 tsp
    seasoning salt
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    lemon pepper
  • 16
    sea scallops
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 4 Tbsp
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 4 tsp
    lemon juice

How To Make seared sea scallops

  • 1
    In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, oregano, thyme and lemon pepper.
  • 2
    Roll the scallops in the flour mixture until lightly coated on all sides.
  • 3
    Heat olive oil in a skillet or frying pan over a high heat. Add 4 scallops to the pan and sear on all sides (about 2 minutes for each side). Remove scallops from pan and place on a plate in the oven to keep warm until ready to serve. Repeat until all the scallops have been seared.
  • 4
    Sprinkle the scallops with the lemon juice and chopped parsley and serve.

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