Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

Seafood Shellfish Scallops

Scallops sauteed in butter and garlic will melt in your mouth. Lemon juice gives it a nice kick.

Servings per recipe: 6
Calories per serving: 408
Preparation time: 10m
Total cooking time: 20m


  • 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


  • 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.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 24.4g 38%
    Saturated Fat 15.0g  
Cholesterol 152mg 51%
Sodium 988mg 40%
Potassium 635mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 8.9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g  
Protein 38.5g 77%
Sugars 0g  
Vitamin A 851IU  
Vitamin C 4mg  
Calcium 71mg  
Iron 4mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 0mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 2mg  
Folate 2mcg