Sautéed Scallops with Lime

  • Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 pounds sea scallops
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped cilantro
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Crusty bread, for serving

How to make this recipe

  1. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet until almost smoking. Add the scallops and cook over moderately high heat until browned on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Turn the scallops and cook until just opaque throughout, about 2 minutes longer. Add the cilantro, garlic and lime juice, season with salt and pepper and toss to combine. Serve with bread.

Suggested Pairing

A crisp Sauvignon Blanc.

Contributed By Published September 1998

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