Simple Bay Scallops

K. Dun Gifford

A clean, lean recipe using smaller sized scallops. Make sure your pan is very hot and don't crowd the pan so that the scallops can brown nicely.


1 pound bay scallops
½ cup olive oil
Lemon wedges
Salt and pepper, to taste


1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the olive oil.

2. Once the pan is hot, add the scallops all at once and stir so that each is evenly coated with olive oil. Let them sit for 15 seconds and then stir.

3. Repeat this for about 2 minutes so that each scallop is a bit brown all over. Remove scallops from heat and spoon onto a plate. Serve with lemon wedges.

Nutritional Analysis: 
Per serving: Calories: 339, Protein 19 grams, Fat: 28 grams, Saturated Fat: 4 grams, Carbohydrates: 3 grams, Fiber: 0 grams, Sodium: 181 + salt to taste.
4 Servings

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