An all-time favourite scallop recipe that melts in your mouth. Nothing beats these crispy, seared scallops with a delicious lemon-garlic butter sauce! This can be served as a starter on their own, or served over pasta, rice or vegetables as a main course. Quick to prepare and tasty to eat!
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Heat olive oil in a large pan on medium-high heat until hot. Add the scallops to the pan in a single layer.
Season with salt and pepper and fry for 2-3 minutes on one side until golden brown, then flip and fry other side for 2 minutes until lightly browned and cooked through. Remove from skillet.
Add 2 tablespoons of butter to the pan, scraping up any browned bits left over from the scallops. Add in the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes.
Pour in wine (or broth) and bring to a simmer. Reduce liquid by about half (about 2 minutes) Add the remaining tablespoon of butter and lemon juice and stir.
Remove pan from heat and add the scallops back into the pan to warm through slightly. Garnish with parsley.
Serve over pasta, rice or your preferred vegetables.
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