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Seared Scallops with Sriracha Butter
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Seared Scallops with Sriracha Butter

Seared Scallops with Sriracha Butter

Serves 2 or 3 as an appetizer - Beautifully seared scallops are simple and the sriracha butter makes them amazing.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha
  • Olive oil
  • One bunch green onions, cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 6 sea scallops (they’re the big guys)


  1. Mix butter with sriracha - set aside
  2. Heat non stick pan over medium heat, add oil and green onions
  3. Cook green onions until just tender
  4. Add garlic and stir into onions until fragrant - set onions and garlic aside
  5. Return pan to stove and turn up to medium/high
  6. Put in a little more oil and then scallops
  7. Sear 2-3 minutes until golden brown, then turn over
  8. While searing second side, add green onions and sriracha butter
  9. As the butter melts, baste the scallops with it
  10. Finish cooking second side and plate scallops