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Seared Scallops with Browned Butter Lemon Sauce


Ingredients

  • For the sauce:
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 small shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice Salt and pepper
  • For the scallops:
  • 1 1/2 pounds large sea scallops, tendons removed and patted very dry Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter