Seared Scallops with Herb Butter Sauce

Seared Scallops with Herb Butter Sauce
Tender, mild and delicious skillet-seared scallops make for an easy, scrumptious dinner.
1 Pound Large Sea Scallops
4 Tablespoons Butter, divided
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
2 Tablespoons Shallots, finely diced
1/3 Cup Dry White Wine
1/4 Cup Flat Leaf Parsley, chopped
1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
Sea Salt and Freshly Cracked Pepper, to taste
1. Heat skillet to 370° F.
2. Pat scallops dry and season with salt and pepper.
3. Melt butter and oil to skillet; heat for 2 minutes and add scallops.
4. Sear 3 minutes on each side, until browned.
5. Remove scallops and add shallots to skillet. Sauté for 1 minute.
6. Add wine and reduce by half. Add parsley and lemon zest.
7. Reduce heat to simmer, add remaining butter until heated through. Pour sauce over scallops.

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