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Scallops with Lemon-Caper Butter

Un-Wine'd host Tassie Pippert shows viewers how to prepare an elegant yet easy Scallops with Lemon-Caper Butter dish. Scallops are one of nature’s most incredible and versatile seafoods. Scallops are plump and sweet with a tender texture and flavor that’s light and buttery. Enjoy this recipe for any occasion!

Ingredients

  • 20 large sea scallops
  • ½ c butter
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 T. capers

seared scallops

Preparation

  1. Dry the sea scallops with paper towels.
  2. Heat butter in a large fry pan and saute scallops gently on each side.
  3. Remove to platter and hold warm.
  4. Add the lemon zest, juice and capers to the drippings.
  5. Warm through and return the scallops to the pan for one additional minute to flavor and complete the cooking process.
  6. Serve immediately.