Scallops With Cilantro Sauce

Scallops are fan-shaped bivalves with a pleasing geometric shape, and they are found in all the world’s oceans. Most are free-living, active swimmers using jet propulsion to move, but some attach to structures and others bury themselves in the sand using an extensible foot. The word “scallop” is derived from the old French “escalope” meaning “shell”. Scallops have up to 100 eyes around the edge of their mantles. These respond to light and dark allowing them to detect changing patterns of light and motion and thus moving objects. Scallops feed on plankton using a filter mechanism and are themselves predated upon by starfish, crabs, lobsters and fish. Source: BBC Nature

Ingredients:

  1. Sea scallops
  2. Cilantro
  3. Lemon
  4. Garlic
  5. Salt
  6. Pepper
  7. Olive oil

Scallops with cilantro sauce

Shred the garlic on the medium grater.

Sea scallops with garlic

Chop the cilantro.

Scallops with cilantro

Squeeze the juice from half of the lemon.

Sea scallops with cilantro

Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and mix all ingredients (cilantro, garlic, lemon juice )

Sauce for sea scallops

Salt and pepper sea scallops to taste.

Sauce for scallops

Heat up a frying pan and put the green mixture.

Cilantro with lemon sauce

Then add the sea scallops and mix all.

Sea scallops

Cook for 7 minutes until golden brown.

Scallops with lemon

Enjoy scallops with cilantro sauce recipe!
Bonn appetite!

Fried sea scallops

Author: Mariia R.

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