Easy Scallop Dishes in 15 Minutes

Cajun ScallopsPan-Roasted Scallops with Sesame Sauce

These Asian-influenced scallops cook in less than 6 minutes. Serve with white rice and a side of edamame for a healthy, well-balanced meal.

Pan-Roasted Scallops with Sesame SauceLemon-Shallot Scallops Cajun Scallops

If you like spicy foods, then this Cajun scallop dish is for you. Cajun seasoning and hot sauce give the dish its heat, while sautéed red onion adds bite.

Sauteed Scallops with Parsley and GarlicLemon-Shallot Scallops

This simple scallop dish makes for an easy, yet elegant, weeknight dinner.  If you don’t have shallots on hand, substitute the white portion of a green onion for a similar flavor. Serve scallops on top of either pasta or mixed greens for quick, healthy meal.

Sauteed Scallops with Parsley and Garlic

Sauteed Scallops with Parsley and GarlicThe sauce adds a wonderful buttery flavor to these scallops. Cook some rice while you’re sautéing the scallops to round out the meal.
Recipe: Sauteed Scallops with Parsley and Garlic

Scallops with Capers and Tomatoes

Scallops with Capers and TomatoesPungent capers and diced tomatoes pair well with seared scallops for a fresh dinner. Serve over angel hair pasta to complete your meal.
Recipe: Scallops with Capers and Tomatoes

Seared Scallops with Warm Tuscan Beans

Seared Scallops with Warm Tuscan BeansThis protein-packed, Mediterranean-inspired scallops dish is healthy, delicious, and hearty. You will definitely want the grilled garlic bread that the recipe calls for to soak up any extra sauce you may have left.
Recipe: Seared Scallops with Warm Tuscan Beans

Cornmeal-Crusted Scallops with Mint Chimichurri

Cornmeal-Crusted Scallops with Mint Chimichurri

Don’t let the chimichurri fool you. It only sounds exotic, but it’s essentially a simple herb sauce. In this version of the sauce, mint is used for a more delicate flavor balance with the sweet, tender scallops.
Recipe: Cornmeal-Crusted Scallops with Mint Chimichurri