Seared Scallops with Garlic and Basil

5 m
Prep Time
8 m
Cook Time
6
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 tbsps (30 to 45 ml) olive oil
  • 12 large sea scallops (about 1 lb/ 500 g)
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Garlic
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1 ml) ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) Basil

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)

This recipe has no significant nutritional value.

Preparation

  • 1 Brush scallops on both sides with Garlic Paste; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of the oil in large skillet on high heat. Place scallops in skillet. Reduce heat to medium. Cook 6 to 8 minutes, until golden brown on both sides, turning only once and adding remaining oil, if needed.
  • 2 Sprinkle with Basil just before serving. Serve over cooked rice, if desired.

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