Seared Scallops with Garlic Basil Butter Recipe | Yummly

Seared Scallops With Garlic Basil Butter

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Kessler: "Terrific. Easy to make, scallops are very tasty…" Read More
9Ingredients
20Minutes
170Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 12 sea scallops (large, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 teaspoons all purpose flour (optional, see notes)
  • salt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons oil (such as olive oil, avocado oil or grapeseed oil)
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 garlic cloves (minced)
  • 1 cup fresh basil leaves
  • 4 lemon slices
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    NutritionView More

    170Calories
    Sodium13% DV300mg
    Fat18% DV12g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs5% DV15g
    Fiber24% DV6g
    Calories170Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat3.5g18%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol25mg8%
    Sodium300mg13%
    Potassium340mg10%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat110
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate15g5%
    Dietary Fiber6g24%
    Sugars0g0%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C150%
    Calcium10%
    Iron8%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(41)

    Kessler 16 hours ago
    Terrific. Easy to make, scallops are very tasty. I used the dressing on spaghetti which went very well withe scallops with some extra butter. with the basil (i used a half a cup) it had a very pesto like taste.
    Cienna Banwell a month ago
    To die for. Not too garlicky, maybe would have cooked them a bit longer for a touch of crispness. Pretty much turned out perfect though, and it was so easy!
    Murdock a month ago
    I used this recipe the first time making scallops and they turned out amazing well! The lemons really add a pop of flavor!
    Lester 3 months ago
    Great recipe! Easy to follow. Served the dish over jasmine rice and added shrimp and broccoli for some extra variety!
    Erika 3 months ago
    I made this tonight and it turned out great. I did use a little less than a full cupp of basil. Otherwise I followed the recipe to the letter. Next time I may forego the flour. Excellent Saturday night meal!!!
    Angela Campbell 4 months ago
    i used tarragon, no flour, but added cream. peruvian scallops, fantastic.
    Ashley Brainer 4 months ago
    Turned out great! First time having scallops
    El Conquistador 5 months ago
    Amazingly easy and tasty! Followed instructions exactly and what followed was WOW!
    La Grange 6 months ago
    This was so delicious! I would recommend not using as much basil and adding in a little extra garlic. Overall it was a hit!
    It turns out to be super good I’m amazed!
    Lisa Robinson 7 months ago
    This was delicious! I used this method for scallops, then after removing the scallops, added a little soy sauce and sautéed vegetables in the sauce.
    coraley gallagher 8 months ago
    It was amazing,so full of flavor I would definitely make it again
    Lea C. 9 months ago
    Wonderful! Didn't think I could make restaurant quality scallops. These turned out better then any I have had in a restaurant! Easy!
    Shirley Farr 9 months ago
    It was an excellent recipe and very easy to prepare.
    Ruiz 9 months ago
    Great! I actually skipped the butter but the basil still provided a great balance at the end.
    Esther Cote 10 months ago
    Excellent! Did scallops, then did some shrimp in the same pan. Yum, yum!
    Shelly T. 10 months ago
    Super easy, fast, and delish. Be sure to have all your ingredients ready before you start so your scallops don’t end up overdone!
    Janet lyman 10 months ago
    This was the most delicious scallop dish I have ever made!!! So easy and tastey. Terrific- Great- Delicious
    Hi a year ago
    Light and delicious. Easy to prepare
    Pam K. a year ago
    superb was a delight
    Vik D a year ago
    Very tasty and simple to prepare. just be ready eat immediately or it will become chewy.
    Jennifer Clay a year ago
    Quick and easy and great flavor!
    Bee May a year ago
    SO GOOD!!! Didn’t have any basil or lemon so I subbed parsley & lemon juice and paired it with a little bit of quinoa! Will make again!
    Tony a year ago
    They came out very good! I’ll be using it again!
    Matt a year ago
    Pretty good but I’ll add white wine next time.
    N.Ryga a year ago
    It turns perfectly, thanks for the great recipe!!!
    Carrie Hochgrebe a year ago
    Delicious and delicate
    Teri W. a year ago
    Super yummy and easy!
    DS a year ago
    Unbelievably delicious taste! Would give more than 5 stars if I could!
    Ashton a year ago
    Very easy and flavorful

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