Scallops and Rice with Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

    Sea Scallops and Rice:
  • 1 pound sea scallops
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded baby spinach
  • Lemon Butter Sauce:

  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 4 tablespoons chopped parsley (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
How to cook Scallops and Rice with Lemon Butter Sauce:
  • FOR THE RICE: Cook rice following package directions; adding 1 teaspoon of salt. Add spinach for the last 3 minutes of cooking.
  • FOR THE SCALLOPS: Coat scallops in flour. Season with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 1/8 teaspoon of pepper. Sauté scallops in olive oil and butter in large skillet over high heat, 2 minutes on each side. Do not overcook; the scallops get tough if you do. Remove scallops.
  • FOR THE LEMON BUTTER SAUCE: Add butter, lemon juice, chopped parsley, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper to skillet; gently heat.
  • TO SERVE: Serve the sautéed scallops over rice and top with Lemon Butter Sauce from skillet.

Note:

The Scallops and Rice with Lemon Butter Sauce recipe easy to cook and so good!


This recipe for Scallops and Rice with Lemon Butter Sauce serves/makes: 4 servings

The Scallops and Rice with Lemon Butter Sauce recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Scallops (more Scallops recipes)
Preparation Method: Pan Fried/Sauteed (more Pan Fried/Sauteed recipes)

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