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Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

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Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.

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  • Calories:
  • 408 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 24.4 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 38.5 g
  • 77%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 152 mg
  • 51%
  • Sodium:
  • 988 mg
  • 40%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in garlic, and cook for a few seconds until fragrant. Add scallops, and cook for several minutes on one side, then turn over, and continue cooking until firm and opaque.
  2. Remove scallops to a platter, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter. Pour sauce over scallops to serve.
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Mia
190
4/9/2008

I made some changes - first I infused some olive oil with garlic, I removed the garlic and seared the scallops in the oil on high heat. Once the scallops were done I transfered them to a plate. Then I added the butter and sauteed some garlic and shallots and added about 2 tablespoons of flour (as a thinkening agent for sauce). Then added some chicken stock and w-wine, lemon, pasta, asparagus, tomatoes, parmesan and of course the scallops and tossed it all together. So good!!! I guess I came up with my own recipe, but thanks for the good start.

Renee Ridgeway
85
7/8/2007

Made this for dinner last night and we were pleasantly surprised with the results. Bravo!!! A recipe thats oh so simple, but oh so delicious! I followed it exactly and I wouldn't change a thing. What an excellent dish this is to serve to your sweetheart. My husband made all those "mmmm good" sounds as he ate, and he's somewhat picky when it comes to seafood recipes. Thanks for submitting this one; I will definitely be making these again!

CRUISEM
57
12/10/2007

Fantastic!! I used a little less butter and added a touch of white wine and some capers. Mmmmmm!!