Simple Seared Scallops
People often worry that scallops are high in cholesterol. Fear not. Cholesterol is directly related to calories and saturated fat – both of which are low in scallops. Three medium scallops are less than 200 calories and offer up 20 grams of protein.
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 6 medium-size scallops
- sea salt and pepper
- squeeze of fresh lemon
1. Heat olive oil in a hot pan, on medium-high heat.
2. Sear scallops about three minutes pre side.
3. Serve with broccolini or rapini sautéed in olive oil with lemon and garlic. Serves two.