Pan Seared Sea Scallops

This is my personal favorite way to prepare and eat scallops.  Added bonus is it simple and super quick.  seared scallops, lemon asparagus risotto, and beurre blanc

This is one recipe where the butter adds a lot of the flavor and I would not suggest substituting oil.  For Whole30, ghee would be a better substitute.

If this is part of your main meal, this should be made in the 5-10 minutes just before you are ready to eat.


  • 1lb scallops
  • Salt and pepper
  • Juice of 1 small lemon
  • 1 T butter (enough to fully coat your pan)

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