Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops Are an Easy Holiday Main

Recipe By: Button
“Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.”

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 2 pounds large sea scallops
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions

  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.
  2. Remove scallops to a platter, then whisk salt, pepper, and lemon juice into butter. Pour sauce over scallops to serve.