Scallops are the Southern husband’s favorite, and lemon is the Southern husband’s favorite. Butter and cheese are two of my favorites, so I knew if I put all of these things together in one light and lovely recipe for scallops in lemon butter sauce, I pretty much couldn’t go wrong. And bonus points – this recipe takes about 15 minutes tops from walking into your kitchen to sitting down at your table (I love it when that happens!). Ready for dinner party deliciousness that is quick enough for a Monday school night? Let’s make it!
When it comes to seafood, shrimp is one of my very favorites. I just counted and there are over one hundred shrimp recipes oaths site — and probably three times that number in my recipe idea notebooks. The Southern husband’s favorite seafood is definitely scallops. And right now there are, um, about 20 scallop recipes in the blog archives. The shrimp have the scallops outnumbered 5 to one. So it only seemed fair that I up my scallop game with this dreamy, creamy recipe for seared scallops with tomato cream sauce.
Ready to fancy up your scallops? Let’s make it!
This easy recipe for scallops with lemon drizzle makes me happy in so many ways…let me count them! First, scallops are the Southern husband’s favorite. And it’s always a good thing when you plunk down a plate of someone’s favorite in front of them…suppertime immediately becomes that much more festive. Second, it is an easy but still elegant recipe that is perfect for when you want a special occasion dinner that won’t stress you out. It’s got that special occasion look about it, but I promise that it is so quick and easy that it brings me to my third thing I love about this recipe: it takes less than 30 minutes from start to finish to make, which qualifies it as something I can also make on an ordinary Thursday night. Are you convinced yet? Let’s make it!
It may not be OFFICIALLY summertime yet, but as far as our grill is concerned the season is in full swing. We’ve already grilled pizza, steak, burgers, and last week I pulled out the seafood grilling pan, cleaned it off and grilled us up some scallops wrapped in prosciutto, skewered not with regular old skewers. Read More & Get the Recipe
Oh my goodness, does the Southern husband love scallops. Big scallops, little scallops, scallops wrapped in bacon, scallops with breadcrumb sauce – the guy has never met a scallop dish he doesn’t love with a purple passion. And since I love him with a purple passion, I always try and fix up scallops on a regular basis. This time I went with the teeny little bay scallops with some green apple and walnuts, just to give it a little bit of a cozy wintertime feel.
Scallops are one of the Southern husband’s favorites. As for me, they are way behind a whole bunch of their seafood compatriots, including shrimp, tuna, mussels and of course lobster. So the Southern husband doesn’t get scallops as often as I’m sure he would like to…until now. Because as it turns out, when you cook scallops in browned butter and serve them with bread crumbs that have been baked with a little olive oil and white wine, they vault right to the top of the seafood charts!