Scallops are a treat for me. I don’t make them often but I do like them once in a while. They are super EASY to make. You can make this an indulgence meal by cooking them with butter OR you can keep them clean by cooking them with coconut oil & olive oil. It’s up to you!
For me, I hardly ever eat them so if I’m going to do it, it’s butter all the way. 😉
1 to 1 1/4 pounds dry sea scallops, approximately 16
2 teaspoons unsalted butter
2 teaspoons olive oil
Freshly ground black pepper
First, you’re going to clean the scallops by removing the small side muscle from the scallops, rinsing with cold water and thoroughly patting them dry.
Add the butter and oil to a 12 to 14-inch saute pan on high heat. Salt and pepper the scallops. Once the pan begins to smoke, gently add the scallops, making sure they are not touching each other. Sear the scallops for 1 1/2 minutes on each side. The scallops should have a 1/4-inch golden crust on each side while still being translucent in the center. Serve immediately & Enjoy!