Savory Garlic Butter Scallops

Savory Garlic Butter Scallops

Savory Garlic Butter Scallops – A Culinary Delight
Imagine a delectable sea-to-table experience that melts in your mouth with every bite. Our Savory Garlic Butter Scallops recipe is the epitome of seafood perfection. A harmonious fusion of plump, succulent scallops and rich, aromatic garlic butter sauce, this dish will transport your taste buds to the shores of culinary paradise.

  • 1 lb fresh scallops
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh parsley, for garnish
  • Lemon wedges, for serving


  1. Start by patting the scallops dry with paper towels and seasoning them with salt and pepper.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat.
  3. Add the scallops to the skillet and cook for 2-3 minutes per side until they’re golden brown and opaque in the center. Remove them from the skillet and set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, melt the butter, then add the minced garlic and sauté for about a minute until fragrant.
  5. Return the scallops to the skillet and toss them in the garlic butter sauce, ensuring they’re well-coated.
  6. Serve the scallops hot, garnished with fresh parsley and accompanied by lemon wedges for that zesty finish.

**Total Time:** 15 minutes

**Yield:** 4 servings

**Description:** These Savory Garlic Butter Scallops are a quick and elegant dish, perfect for any special occasion or a weeknight indulgence. The scallops are seared to perfection and coated in a luscious garlic butter sauce.

**Nutrition:** (per serving)
– Calories: 230
– Fat: 12g
– Protein: 20g
– Carbohydrates: 8g

Indulge in the divine flavors of our Savory Garlic Butter Scallops. With each bite, you’ll savor the tender scallops, complemented by the rich, garlicky aroma of the buttery sauce. This dish is the perfect combination of elegance and simplicity, making it an ideal choice for a romantic dinner or a special family meal. So, why wait? Treat your senses to this culinary masterpiece today and experience seafood at its finest.

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