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Seared Sea Scallops Recipe

"Seared on the outside with a light crust and tender on the inside. You may vary the amounts of all seasonings to suit your taste."

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons seasoning salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 tablespoons lemon pepper
  • 16 sea scallops, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice, divided
  • Directions

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    1. In a large bowl, mix together flour, salt, oregano, thyme and lemon pepper. Roll scallops in flour mixture until lightly coated on all sides.
    2. Heat olive oil in a skillet or frying pan over high heat. Add 4 scallops to the pan and sear on all sides (about 2 minutes for each side). After turning scallops, add 1 tablespoon parsley and 1 teaspoon lemon juice. Remove scallops from pan and place on a plate in the oven to keep warm until ready to serve.
    3. Repeat until remaining scallops are cooked, tossing each batch with parsley and lemon juice.

    Footnotes

    • Cook’s Note:
    • I have also added Parmesan cheese to these while they are in the oven, which adds another flavor dimension.
    • Partner Tip
    • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 179 calories;7.5 g fat;15.4 g carbohydrates;12 g protein;20 mg cholesterol;1251 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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