Ready for a main ingredient that’s easier to cook than a chicken breast? Well, maybe it’s a little harder. You will have to fend people off when they’re done cooking. When was the last time you could say that about a chicken breast? Yes, scallops cook quickly and easily — they practically cook themselves. Simply make sure they’re fresh and good-quality, and just as importantly, dry. Beware of overly slippery or very, very white scallops. Better yet, head to the fish market.
We’ve rounded up our 6 favorite scallop recipes for a light and delicious dinner from seared and grilled to not cooked at all (one of our favorite scallop recipes of all time).
- Black Tie Scallops
- Scallops With Carrot Cream and Marjoram
- Spicy Scallop Tartare in Cucumber Cups
- Shrimp and Scallop Burger
- Seared Scallops with Carambola Sauce, Parsnip and Succotash
- Grilled Scallops
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