Bay Scallops in Garlic Butter
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Bay Scallops in Garlic Butter
Course Seafood
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Passive Time 23 minutes
Servings
People
Course Seafood
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Passive Time 23 minutes
Servings
People
Instructions
  1. Rinse scallops in water and pat dry.
  2. Combine flour, salt and pepper in a small bowl.
  3. Spread scallops out on a large plate or sheet of wax paper and sprinkle with flour. Toss to coat.
  4. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add garlic and sauté for 30 seconds.
  6. Add scallops and cook 2 to 4 minutes, scooping and turning often, until color turns from translucent to opaque (white). Do not overcook.
  7. Transfer scallops to a plate with a slotted spoon and keep warm.
  8. Stir wine into skillet juices.
  9. Boil 3 minutes to reduce wine and stir in any browned bits left in skillet.
  10. Stir in remaining 3 tablespoons butter, parsley and lemon zest.
  11. Turn off heat and return scallops to sauce. Toss to coat.
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