Scallops with parsley butter

Scallops with parsley butter


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About this recipe: With fresh scallops, a simple preparation is always best. These scallops are easy to do and luxuriously delicious. A perfect starter!


Serves: 4 

  • 150g lightly salted butter, softened
  • 15g fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 50g butter, melted
  • 8 scallops

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Bring the 150g of butter to room temperature. When soft, combine the butter and parsley and stir well to combine. Set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

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