10 Best Pan-Seared Scallops Recipes

Prepared properly, scallops are one of the most elegant seafood dishes you can serve. Scallops require care as overcooking them will give them a rubbery texture and learning to cook them perfectly requires practice. Because of their light flavor, the best pan-seared scallops recipes go well with nearly anything without overpowering flavors! Here are the 10 best pan-seared scallops recipes that are tender and delicious! Please SHARE your favorite and best pan-seared scallops recipes on Facebook!

Best Pan-Seared Scallops Recipes #1: Perfectly Seared Scallops

Best Pan-Seared Scallops Recipes #1: Perfectly Seared Scallops.

One of the most perfect ways to cook and serve pan-seared scallops by Baker by Nature! If you don’t have a cast-iron skillet, investing in one to cook scallops is definitely worth it. Get the recipe.

#2 Carbonara with Pan-Seared Scallops

Carbonara with Pan-Seared Scallops.

Seafood is always perfect when paired with pasta. It’s even more perfect when paired with perfectly seared scallops and served alongside this delicious carbonara pasta by Art and the Kitchen. Get the recipe.

#3 Pan-Seared Scallops with Lemon Butter

Pan-Seared Scallops with Lemon Butter.

Pan-seared scallops are perfect when served with light flavors and you can’t beat this delicious lemon butter recipe by Kitchen Swagger. Get the recipe.

#4 Perfect Pan Seared Scallops (with a Simple Pan Sauce)

Perfect Pan Seared Scallops (with a Simple Pan Sauce).

When it comes to cooking, the word simple generally leads to a dish full of flavor. Not only is this a great recipe for pan-seared scallops, but it’s also a great tutorial for perfectly cooked scallops. Get the recipe.

#5 Pan-Seared Scallops with Lemon

Pan-Seared Scallops with Lemon.

Another recipe by Martha Stewart that proves all you need is 2 ingredients for perfectly seared sea scallops: scallops and quality olive oil. Get the recipe.

#6 Asparagus Scallops

Asparagus Scallops.

Perfect seared sea scallops served with fresh seasonal asparagus. How does it get better than this recipe by What the Forks for Dinner? Get the recipe.

#7 Pan-Seared Scallops With Orange-Lime Vinaigrette

Pan-Seared Scallops With Orange-Lime Vinaigrette.

While these pan-seared sea scallops are perfect when served with a wedge of lemon, the orange-lime vinaigrette recipe by The Splendid Table adds a punch of flavor without overpowering the dish. Get the recipe.

#8 Seared Scallops

Seared Scallops.

This is what pan-seared sea scallops should be, sweet, tender, and absolutely delectable. The rich pan sauce adds a range of flavors to this wonderful dish by Fifteen Spatulas. Get the recipe.

#9 Scallops With Stir-Fried Vegetables

Scallops With Stir-Fried Vegetables.

Bring the Japanese steakhouse experience at home with this healthy and tasty dish by Cooks Recipe Collection. Get the recipe.

#10 Seared Scallops in White Wine Butter Sauce

Seared Scallops in White Wine Butter Sauce.

A great recipe for beginners but delicious enough for experts, this is a great tutorial and recipe for cooking perfect seared sea scallops. Get the recipe.

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