Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

by Sheryl

These amazing scallops have been the highlight of my week! I am so glad that my friend introduced me to this awesome recipe! She is a chef by the way so I just ask her for easy recipes that I can manage to cook. She always has a new recipe for me to try. I am not very skillful when it comes to the art of cooking but I try. Last week, we talked for hours and hours then she gave me this recipe. She said it is very simple to make and it is! I love scallops that’s why I was very excited to try this. Imagine the smell of butter and garlic. Can you taste it already? Another thing I love about this recipe is the aroma it will give to your home. Once you start adding the chopped garlic into the melted butter, you will surely fell heaven-like! My advice to you is to make sure not to overcook the garlic. Burnt garlic not only gives a bad smell but it will ruin the taste of the dish. By the way, feel free to add more butter. I only melt 3/4 cup but it is highly recommended that you add about 1 1/2 cups for that more creamy taste. Enjoy!

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

How to make Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops

Step 1: Place a skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.

Step 2: Add in the butter and allow it to melt.

Step 3: Once the butter is melted, add in the chopped garlic. Cook until fragrant.

Step 4: Add in the scallops and cook each side for 3 to 5 minutes or until the texture becomes firm.

Step 5: Remove the scallops and put them on a clean plate.

Step 6: Season the butter with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

Step 7: Top the scallops with the butter mixture.

Step 8: Serve and enjoy!

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