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Seared Scallops with Citrus Fennel Salad



Cook Time

10 mins

Total Time

10 mins

A quick and delicious salad in just 10 minutes. 


  • 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.