Scallop with Basil-Lemon Sauce


  • 750gr scallop meat, rinsed and well dried
  • 4 tbsp. butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste


In a large, heavy skillet, over medium heat, melt butter.

Add garlic and cook until softened. Do not brown.

Add scallops and basil and sauté over medium-high heat, stirring constantly, for 2 minutes.

Add lemon juice and continue cooking, stirring constantly for 2-3 minutes longer.

Season with salt and pepper.

Serve immediately.

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