Simple Pan-Seared Scallops

Last Updated on April 1, 2022

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You don’t have to go to a restaurant to enjoy a delicious seafood dinner.  Impress guests with this easy recipe featuring a delightfully buttery pan sauce.


Simple Pan-Seared Scallops

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Protein: Fish / Seafood
Cut: Scallops
Course: Appetizer, Brunch, Main Course
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 2 people


  • 6 ea ButcherBox Wild Caught Sea Scallops
  • 1 Tbsp ghee
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp fresh ginger minced
  • 1 ea fresno pepper seeded and minced
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp parsley chopped
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper


  • Preheat nonstick pan over medium-high heat.
  • Add ghee to hot pan.
  • Season scallops with salt and pepper.
  • Place in pan and sear for 1½ minutes without moving.
  • Add garlic, ginger, fresno pepper and butter to the pan.
  • Without flipping scallops move them to one side of the pan.
  • Stir butter with aromatics and spoon over scallops for 1½ minutes.
  • Turn off heat, flip scallops over and add lemon juice and parsley to pan.
  • Plate with your favorite side dish!
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Yankel Polak

Yankel Polak is the Head Chef at ButcherBox.