- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound sea scallops
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup white wine or reduced-sodium chicken broth
- 2 tablespoons lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- In a large resealable plastic bag, combine bread crumbs and salt. Add scallops, a few at a time, and shake to coat.
- In a large skillet over medium-high heat, brown scallops in butter and oil for 1-1/2 to 2 minutes on each side or until firm and opaque. Remove and keep warm. Add the wine, lemon juice, parsley and garlic to the skillet; bring to a boil. Pour over scallops. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Full-Bodied White Wine
Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.
Reviews for Skillet Sea Scallops
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"I had medium-sized Peruvian sea scallops, and they were delicious. Picky Wife doesn't care for breading, so next time I'll try cooking the scallops without breading, then add some bread crumbs to the sauce for thickening. Tasty, zingy sauce! Served over angel hair pasta with fresh spinach, strawberry, and walnut salad. Mmmmmm!"
"Easy and great tasting! Made for family company and even the kids ate them!"
"Fabulous, and so easy. Served with rice."
"We loved this recipe-was quick, easy, and delicious! Substituted panko for the dry bread crumbs."
"A very tasty presentation for scallops, I served it over rice."