With fresh scallops, a simple preparation is always best. These scallops are easy to do and luxuriously delicious. A perfect starter!
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150g lightly salted butter, softened
15g fresh parsley, finely chopped
50g butter, melted
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Method Prep:10min › Cook:5min › Ready in:15min
Bring the 150g of butter to room temperature. When soft, combine the butter and parsley and stir well to combine. Set aside.
Heat a heavy frying pan. While the pan is heating, brush the scallops with the melted butter. Place the scallops in the heated pan and fry for 60-90 seconds on each side, or until a lovely golden brown.
Serve two scallops on each plate, and garnish each with a healthy lashing of parsley butter. Serve straightaway.
Warm the plates in a low oven before starting so that the scallops remain hot and the parsley butter melts nicely.