Garlic Butter Sea Scallops Appetizer
Garlic Butter Sea Scallops Appetizer ~ or entree ~ pan seared and drizzled with lemon, garlic butter sauce.
Prep Time2 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time12 mins
- 1 pound sea scallops
- sea salt and fresh cracked black pepper
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 tablespoons butter , divided
- 2 cloves grated garlic
- 1 lemon cut in 4 wedges
- Light splash of Notable chardonnay
- 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Thoroughly dry the scallops with paper towels.
Over medium high heat melt 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
Add the scallops without overcrowding cooking 1 1/2 - 2 minutes per side allowing them to sear before removing from the skillet.
Reduce heat to low and add the remaining butter, garlic, 1-2 tablespoons of wine, lemon juice and parsley cooking 2-3 minutes.
Drizzle the garlic butter sauce over the top of the scallops.