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Seared Scallops in Herbed Butter Sauce Recipe

This is a recipe for Seared Scallops in Herbed Butter Sauce.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 1 lb. jumbo scallops
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ cup white wine
  • 2 teaspoons chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1 small yellow onion minced
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup clam juice
  • Salt and ground black pepper to taste


  • Melt 1-tablespoon butter in a pan. Add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Once the butter and oil gets hot, sear both sides of the scallops until it turns light brown in color. Remove the seared scallops from the pan. Set aside.
  • Prepare the herbed sauce by melting the remaining butter in the same pan and add the remaining olive oil.
  • Saute the onion until soft.
  • Pour the white wine and clam juice. Let boil.
  • Add the parsley and lemon juice. Continue to cook in medium heat until the liquid reduces to half.
  • Add the seared scallops back into the pan. Sprinkle salt and ground black pepper. Stir. Cook for 1 minute.
  • Transfer to a serving plate.
  • Serve. Share and enjoy!


Serving: 4g