This impressive seafood recipe of seared scallops is quick and delicious.
Scallops are lean sources of protein themselves, and good sources of selenium, a mineral that functions as an antioxidant and plays a role in thyroid health. Antioxidants protect cells and DNA from free radical damage – thought to increase disease risk and accelerate aging.
⏲️ Ready in: 10 mins.
⏰Prep: 10 mins.
- 6 (about 6 oz total) Wegmans Fresh Sea Scallops, patted dry, scored
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1 Tbsp Wegmans Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Nutrition information is per serving
Omega-3 Fats: 520mg
Added Sugar: 0g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Season scallops with salt and pepper.
Heat oil in sauté pan on HIGH until oil faintly smokes; add scallops, scored side-down. Reduce heat to MED-HIGH; cook about 1 1/2 min. Turn over.
Cook 30 sec. (Optional: baste with finishing butter). Remove from pan (120 degrees).
Let rest 2 min (135 degrees).
Chef Tip: *Use a splatter screen while cooking to contain oil in pan.
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* Nutritional information is based on ingredients listed and serving size; any additions or substitutions to ingredients may alter the recipe’s nutritional content
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