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Pan-Seared Scallops

prep:8 minutes
cook:4 minutes
ready in:12 minutes
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  • Serves: 2–4
  • Calories: 68
  • Total Fat: 7g
  • Total Carbohydrate: 1g
  • Protein: 1g

The use of coconut oil in this recipe enhances the naturally sweet flavor of fresh scallops. This recipe is one that is perfect as an entree, and would also be a fantastic appetizer for guests.

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Serves: 2–4

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Note, these instructions are written assuming the standard serving size, since you have modified the number of servings, these steps may need to be modified for best results
  1. Rinse scallops with cold water and pat dry with a paper towel, set aside.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a frying pan.
  3. Add minced shallots to coconut oil and sauté until shallots are translucent.
  4. Add scallops to frying pan, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  5. Sear scallops for approximately 2 minutes per side.
  6. Serve.


Be cautious when cooking scallops. They tend to cook quickly, and can become tough or chewy when overcooked. They will be fully cooked when opaque throughout.

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