Seared Scallops with Pan Sauce

Photo: Romulo Yanes

Here’s the secret to simple and perfectly cooked scallops: Brown them in a hot pan, remove, make a little sauce, then return them to the pan just long enough to heat through and coat with the sauce.

Makes: 4 servings
Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter

  • 1 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 1 ⁄ 2 pounds sea scallops

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 table…

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