Seared Scallops

Prep time: 5 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 1 Skill level: Easy Peasy Recipe by: Lou Henning

It takes just a couple of minutes to cook these scallops - then all you need is a simple creamy sauce on top

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The method

  1. Season 4 scallops with salt, black pepper and olive oil.
  2. Place scallops on a hot dry fry pan.
  3. Turn scallops after one minute and cook for another minute.
  4. Place scallops on a warm serving plate to stand for another minute.

For the sauce

  1. Add two tablespoons creme fraiche into the same fry pan and season to taste, bring to simmer.
  2. Spoon sauce over scallops and serve with a wedge of lemon.

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