Seared Scallops with Celery Salad


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Learn how to make seared scallops with a perfectly golden brown crust with this scallop recipe

Seared scallops can now be prepared at home, it’s cheaper than going to a restaurant and it taste incredibly good. If you’re looking for a dish that’s as easy as it is romantic, this seared scallop recipe is definitely one of them. It’s a quick-cook, sweet, tender, mild, and delectable. Try this scallop recipe at home and tell us what you think!

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  • 500g celery stalks with leafy tops
  • 500g canadian scallops
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted


Step 1

Remove celery leaves from stalks; reserve leaves. Thinly slice stalks.

Step 2

Pat scallops dry with paper towels. Sprinkle scallops with pepper and salt.

Step 3

Heat a large pan over medium-high. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan, swirl to coat. Add half of the scallops, and cook to desired degree of doneness, 1 to 2 minutes per side. Remove from pan.

Step 4

Whisk together lemon juice, mustard, sugar, and remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a large bowl until well combined. Add celery stalks, leaves, raisins, and almonds; toss to combine. Divide salad evenly among 4 plates. Top with scallops.


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