Scallops With Herbed Brown Butter

Scallops With Herbed Brown Butter

Scallops With Herbed Brown Butter

February 13, 2018
: 2
: 2 min
: 6 min
: 8 min
: Easy

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Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 pound sea scallops, side muscle removed
  • Small grain sea salt, freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
  • 4 sprigs herbs (such as tarragon, lemon thyme, or sage)
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
Directions
  • Step 1 Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Step 2 Season scallops with salt and pepper
  • Step 3 Cook until deep golden brown on 1 side, about 3 minutes.
  • Step 4 Turn scallops and add butter and herbs to pan.
  • Step 5 Continue cooking, spooning butter over scallops often, until scallops are cooked through and butter is brown and smells nutty, about 3 minutes longer.
  • Step 6 Add lemon juice.
  • Step 7 Serve scallops with brown butter pan sauce.