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overhead, Broiled scallops

Broiled scallops

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Course: Appetizer, fish, Main Course
Keyword: fish, low carb, scallops, seafood
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 13 minutes
Servings: 2 servings
Author: Chef Abbie Gellman RD


  • 12 ounces sea scallops patted dry with paper towl
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped herbs whatever you like!


  • Preheat broiler to high.
  • Season scallops with salt and pepper and place in a baking dish.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together oil and lemon juice. Pour over scallops.
  • Broil for 3-4 minutes until golden brown, flip over and broil 3-4 minutes until golden brown. Note that large scallops may take slightly longer, but scallops are cooked when still slightly pink inside.
  • Serve garnished with herbs