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Garlic-Butter and Lemon Scallops

Garlic-Butter and Lemon Scallops

Servings 6


  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 lbs sea scallops
  • 3 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • A sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper


  • Melt the butter in a large skillet and add the garlic
  • Cook over low heat for two minutes
  • Add the scallops and cook for 4 minutes, turning them over halfway through the cooking process
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove the scallops and place them in a serving dish
  • Add the lemon juice, salt, and pepper to the pan and whisk gently
  • Pour the sauce over the scallops and serve while still hot


Nutritional information (per serving):
  • Calories: 408
  • Protein: 38.5 grams
  • Carbohydrates: 8.9 grams
  • Fat: 24.4 gramsĀ