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Citrus scallops recipe

Citrus scallops recipe

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Scallops are a luxury ingredient to cook at home, so it's important you've got a good scallop recipe. Ready in just 10 minutes, these meaty morsels are cooked in butter until golden and crusted, then drizzled in soy and citrus dressing and scattered with chives. Serve as a celebratory starter for 4. See method

  • Serves 4
  • 5 mins to prepare and 5 mins to cook
  • 144 calories / serving
  • Healthy
  • Dairy-free


  • 12 scallops
  • 2tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 1tbsp butter
  • 1tbsp snipped chives


  • juice 1 lime
  • juice 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp soy sauce
If you don't have any limes, try a lemon instead

Each serving contains

  • Energy

  • Fat

    9g 13%
  • Saturates

    3g 15%
  • Sugars

    1g 1%
  • Salt

    1g 17%

of the reference intake
Carbohydrate 0.5g Protein 14.2g Fibre 0.1g


  1. Mix together the dressing ingredients and set aside.
  2. Heat the oil and butter in a nonstick frying pan. When hot add the scallops and cook for 2 minutes per side. Remove from the pan and slice in half horizontally. Arrange between 4 plates, drizzle some of the buttery pan juices on top, spoon over the dressing and scatter over the chives.

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