Easy Garlic-Lemon Scallops Recipe

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


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  • 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
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    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.

    Nutrition Facts

    Per Serving: 408 calories;24.4 g fat;8.9 g carbohydrates;38.5 g protein;152 mg cholesterol;988 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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