Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.
- ¾ cup butter
- 3 tablespoons minced garlic
- 2 pounds large sea scallops
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ⅛ teaspoon pepper
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- Step 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.
Remove scallops to a platter, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter. Pour sauce over scallops to serve.
Per Serving: 408 calories; protein 38.5g; carbohydrates 8.9g; fat 24.4g; cholesterol 152.4mg; sodium 987.9mg.