Pan Seared Sea Scallops Recipe

 

Pan Seared Sea Scallops
Serves 2
Using less than 10 ingredients, you can quickly turn out this entree that is sure to please your family and have them asking for more. With a quick stop at the market, you can make it for dinner tonight. Serve it with a hearty salad and bread and you’re all set.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
25 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
10 min
Total Time
25 min
Ingredients
  1. 10 sea scallops (dry packed)
  2. 1 tbsp. canola oil
  3. ¼ cup Applewood smoked bacon, chopped
  4. 1 cup heavy cream
  5. 9 oz. fresh baby spinach, washed and dried
  6. Sea salt and white pepper
Instructions
  1. Season scallops on both sides with sea salt and white pepper.
  2. Place canola oil in pan and heat on medium-high until hot.
  3. Place scallops in pan (single, uncrowded layer) and sear until caramelized on one side, 2 to 4 minutes. Turn and sear the other side for 2 to 4 minutes until done.
  4. Remove scallops from pan and place on plate to rest.
  5. Lower heat to medium and add bacon to pan and sauté 2 to 3 minutes, until bacon is crispy.
  6. Add heavy cream and stir constantly until liquid is slightly reduced.
  7. Add spinach to wilt.
  8. Serve scallops over spinach, drizzle with remaining pan sauce.
Notes
  1. Courtesy of Chef Tyson Grant, Parkshore Grill, St. Petersburg, Florida
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