Sauteed Scallops

With just a little butter or olive oil, sauteed scallops make a sweet seafood delicacy. These easy recipes for sauteed scallops include smooth pan sauces made with white wine, cream, and compound butters.

Pan-Seared Scallops

Better Homes and Gardens

Sweet scallops are given a Cajun-flavored crust, then tossed with balsamic-vinegar-dressed spinach and crisp-cooked bacon in no time flat for a dish that's both homey and elegant.

Total: 20 mins

Herbed Scallops with Couscous

Family Circle

If you crave seafood in the middle of the week, try this 30-minute recipe. It takes little time to saute the seasoned scallops in butter and olive oil and to prepare the tomato-flavored couscous mix.

Seared Scallops in Garlic Butter

Better Homes and Gardens

This low-fat seafood dinner is easy to prepare, yet very elegant. Scallops cook quickly, making them ideal for busy weeknights.

Total: 20 mins

Scallops And Walnut Pesto Over Cappellini

Family Circle

This company dinner can be ready in 20 minutes. Sea scallops are sauteed in butter and finished with a splash of white wine before being tossed with the pasta and walnut and Parmesan pesto.

Pasta with Scallops and Fresh Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

In just 30 minutes, you can cook the pasta, stir-fry the veggies, cook the scallops in wine, and toss it all together to produce this superb dish.

Total: 30 mins

Spring Veggies and Scallops

Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy-lime dressing tops this make-ahead dish that's elegant enough for entertaining.

Scallops with Pea Pods and Corn

Better Homes and Gardens

Miniature ears of corn, crisp-tender pea pods, and cherry tomatoes make scallops a tantalizing meal, perfect for both quick family fare and easy entertaining.

Shanghai Shrimp and Scallop Stir-Fry

Better Homes and Gardens

Crushed red pepper adds zip to the sweet and sharp flavors of this seafood stir-fry. Add more red pepper if you like it hot, or omit it entirely for a milder taste.

Scallops and Shrimp with Linguine

Better Homes and Gardens

Not one but two shellfish favorites make this simple pasta dish a surefire winner.

Total: 35 mins

Tropical Seviche

Fitness

Citrus, mango, and mint add a fresh flavor to the the scallops in this hearty appetizer. Or you could increase the portion and make it a meal.

Total: 35 mins

Succotash with Scallops

Fitness

The corn and lima bean side dish boosts the fiber in this low-fat seafood dinner.

Scallop-and-Asparagus Saute with Lemon and Thyme

Fitness

Skip the takeout and mix up your own stir-fry at home to control the quality of ingredients. A sptritz of lemon and fresh thyme leaves offer a punch of flavor to this healthy Asian dinner.

Seared Scallops and Baby Spinach with Spiced Pomegranate Glaze

Diabetic Living

Sprinkling scallops with a bit of sugar before searing helps the seafood get a nice crispy crust.

Total: 30 mins

Seared Scallops with Mint Pesto

Diabetic Living

A refreshing mint, almond, and Parmesan cheese topper is a tantalizing flavor partner for these plump, tender sea scallops.

Total: 25 mins
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