Herbed Scallops

Serves 4

Scallops are elegant and delicious, especially when cooked in herbed butter with lemon and garlic. This is amazing served over a bed of greens or alongside riced cauliflower.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:
4 tablespoons butter or ghee
2 garlic cloves, peeled & minced
1 teaspoon sea salt
½ teaspoon black pepper
Juice & zest from ½ fresh lemon
½ cup fresh parsley, chopped
1 pound of scallops

Instructions:

Warm butter in a saucepan until melted. Add garlic, sea salt, pepper, lemon juice, zest and parsley and stir to combine. Turn off heat and set aside.

Add 1 tablespoon of the butter or ghee mixture to a large skillet and bring heat to high.

Pat scallops dry and add to the skillet, not moving once in the skillet so that they brown.

Flip after 1 minute and brown the other side for 1 minute. Turn off the heat.

Serve between 4 and pour remaining ghee or butter mixture over scallops.

Store any leftovers in a glass container for up to 3 days.

Enjoy!

Calories: 255
Carbs: 4
Net Carbs: 4
Protein: 14
Fat: 18