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Seared Scallops With Lemon, Garlic and Fresh Dill

Time 15 minutes
Yields Serves 2
Seared Scallops With Lemon, Garlic and Fresh Dill
1

Heat oil in 10-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. When very hot, add scallops in single layer without overcrowding. Cook until well browned on 1 side, about 2 minutes. Shake pan to avoid sticking. Use tongs to turn, season with salt and pepper and continue to cook until browned and slightly firm to touch, about 2 minutes. Do not overcook. Use tongs to transfer scallops to warm dish.

2

Remove skillet from heat to cool slightly. Combine zest, garlic and juice in small bowl. Add to slightly cooled skillet. Cook over medium heat until hot, about 5 seconds, scraping up bits from skillet. Stir in butter until melted. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle over scallops. Garnish with dill. Serve hot over rice.


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