Recipes from Iouri Gotov





Pan Seared Scallops Recipe


Yesterday I've tried to cook scallops and it end up being very easy and delicious.
So I've decided to share this recipe with you.

What you will need:

Large Scallops
1 Tbsp of butter
1 Tbsp of extra virgin Olive oil

For The Pan Sauce:

3/4 cups of White dry wine or chicken stock (I've used wine)
2 Tbsp of butter
2 cloves of minced garlic
Salt and Pepper to taste

To Serve:


Chopped Green onion
Lemon juice

Directions:

Rinse scallops to remove any potential grit and drain well. Pat both sides of scallops dry with paper towels.
Heat large skillet over medium heat
Add olive oil and butter to the skillet
Let the butter melt
Add scallops and sear for 3 to 5 minutes on each side in single layer until golden brown and slightly firm to the touch (do not overcook!)
Remove scallops from skillet and cover with foil to keep warm
Let skillet to cool for about 2 minutes
Add 2 Tbsp of butter to the skillet
Add 3/4 cups of White wine or chicken stock 
Keep mixing the sauce for one or two minutes
Add Garlic Salt and Pepper and continue to cook for about 1 minute stirring constantly
Remove the skillet from heat and spoon the pan sauce over the scallops

Sprinkle some chopped onion and a few drops of lemon juice on top of scallops

Hope you will enjoy this easy and delicious meal!