Seared Scallops with Citrus Fennel Salad

May 19, 2019


8 Large scallops, cleaned, rinsed, and dried

1 tablespoon butter

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

2 navel oranges, cut into segments, juice reserved

1 bulb fennel

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 tablespoon parsley

1 tablespoon chives

Salt and pepper


1. Using a mandoline, shave fennel into a mixing bowl. Combine fennel with orange juice and segments, parsley, chives, and olive oil. Season to taste.

2. Heat butter and vegetable oil in a non stick pan over medium high heat until it just starts to smoke. Season scallops to taste, and place in pan. Sear for about 90 seconds per side, until a golden brown crust has formed.

3. Served scallops topped with fennel citrus salad.


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