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Pan-Fried King Scallops with Chinese Brown Sauce
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
12 mins

Pan-Fried King Scallops with Chinese Brown Sauce, a quick and easy appetizer that is posh enough to be served on special occasions. The scallops are cooked to perfection, then dipped into a delicious sauce to create a fantastic dish every single time. These pan-seared scallops are such a treat, and they taste as delicious as in a restaurant. Serve them with the side of your choice for a fantastic starter.

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Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: International
Keyword: healthy seafood recipes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 231 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 1/2 lb raw king scallops
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
For the sauce
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  1. Use a kitchen paper to pat dry the scallops.

  2. Heat up the oil, add the butter, and allow it to melt.

  3. Arrange the scallops on the pan, and leave to cook on each side for about 2-3 minutes until golden brown.

  4. Cook in 2 batches if necessary, do not overcrowd the pan.

  5. To make the sauce, mix all the ingredients together.

  6. Serve the scallops immediately with the sauce.

Nutrition Facts
Pan-Fried King Scallops with Chinese Brown Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 231 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 42mg14%
Sodium 2004mg84%
Potassium 290mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 177IU4%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.