Simple Recipe: Pan Seared Scallops

I’ve been debating whether or not to post this simple recipe, that I’ve followed several times over the summer.  I am not much of a cook, but I’m trying to change that with simple recipes.  I’m also trying to branch out with my blog and post about other topics as well as about books.

Blogging Note:  I am using the free WordPress plugin ‘EasyRecipe’ that I discovered while implementing the Fun theme by Pretty Darn Cute Design on my blog earlier this year.

I am linking this post with Beth Fish Reads, WEEKEND COOKING.

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This recipe is from GaylaJ @ http://food.com.

Pan Seared Scallops

Recipe Type: Entree
Cuisine: Seafood
Author: Pat – original recipe from GaylaJ @ http://food.com on August 25, 2005
Serves: 4
“Very simple preparation that preserves the delicate, sweet flavor of the scallops.”

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. sea scallops
  • 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs (approximately)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 lemon
  • freshly grated romano cheese

Directions

  1. Roll scallops in bread crumbs.
  2. Put olive oil and butter in a large skillet; stir and heat until hot.
  3. Add scallops, turning once, until browned on both sides (3-4 minutes); remove from heat.
  4. Halve lemon and gently squeeze juice over scallops, then sprinkle with cheese.
  5. Cover with a lid and let steep for 5 minutes to allow the flavors to mingle.

Directions

Serving size: 1 (150g) Calories: 195.3 Fat: 7.6g Saturated fat: 2.6g Carbohydrates: 15.2g Sugar: 1.2g Sodium: 735.2 mg Fiber: 1.1g Protein: 16.0g Cholesterol: 35 mg
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As always, thanks for stopping by!

9 comments

  1. Oooh – interesting plug-in! I link up with Beth Fish Reads’ Weekend Cooking occasionally to share recipes and this could be useful. You should link up there too – it’s on Saturdays!

    And, I love simple recipes that don’t use a lot of ingredients.

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  2. Oooh, thanks so much for linking up! This kind of plug-in is just the kind of thing that will eventually push me to switch to WordPress. The scallops look awesome! We all need simple, tried-and-true recipes.

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  3. We love scallops and I haven
    t made them in a long while –more salmon and shrimp lately, but look forward to trying this recipe soon. Have a great weekend.

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  4. Lovely to meet you via Beth Fish! Scallops are fantastic and quick to cook. Cheers

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  5. Scallops are my favourite, so quick, easy and delicious. And wordpress has all the cool plug-ins, I’d like to move away from blogger but change is intimidating. Thanks for sharing Pat.

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