Pan-fried Scallops with Lime
As these little gems are so quick & easy to cook, have everything else ready prepared – side salad or pasta – whatever you choose!
- 6-8 scallops
- 1 tbsp olive oil & a little butter
- 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped
- Half a red chilli, chopped
- Juice of half a lime
- Roughly chopped coriander
- Salt and pepper
(Serves 2 as a starter)
Pat the scallops dry with paper towel then lightly season with salt & pepper.
Fry them over a medium heat in the olive oil & butter for about 1-2 mins until golden, turn them over and sprinkle with the chopped garlic and chopped fresh red chilli.
Cook for about 1-2 mins more, decorate with a sprinkling of chopped coriander & serve with a wedge of lime to squeeze over them & tuck in!