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Garlic Herb Seared Scallops Recipe

Garlic Herb Seared Scallops - Easy scallops recipe with a cream sauce infused with garlic and herb. So good and restaurant-quality!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Garlic Herb Seared Scallops
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 398 kcal


  • 1 lb scallops
  • 1 Pinch salt
  • Freshly cracked black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped flat leaf parsley leaves, for garnishing


  • 1 tablespoon butter, room temperature
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup white wine
  • 1 Pinch salt


  1. In a sauce pan, heat the butter and add the garlic, saute until aromatic before adding the heavy cream and white wine. Simmer on low heat until it reduces. Add salt and turn off the heat.

  2. Season the scallops with salt and pepper. Heat up a skillet on medium heat, add the olive oil. Pan-sear the scallops for 1-2 minutes on each side until nicely browned and inside cooked through.

  3. Transfer the scallops on a serving platter, spoon over the sauce and garnish with the parsley. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Herb Seared Scallops Recipe
Amount Per Serving (2 people)
Calories 398 Calories from Fat 216
% Daily Value*
Fat 24g37%
Saturated Fat 11g69%
Cholesterol 110mg37%
Sodium 992mg43%
Potassium 508mg15%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Protein 28g56%
Vitamin A 780IU16%
Vitamin C 3.1mg4%
Calcium 33mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.