Keto Pan-Seared Scallops with Garlic Butter Recipe


Servings: 4 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 4 minutes

Total time: 14 minutes


  • 1 pound Scallops
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons Avocado oil
  • 3 tablespoons Salted butter
  • 3 cloves Garlic minced


  1. Dry the scallops with paper towels and sprinkle them with salt and pepper.
  2. Heat a cast iron skillet or a large pan on medium-high heat. Put avocado oil in the pan and wait for it to become hot.
  3. Place the scallops in the skillet, ensuring they are not overcrowded and sizzling. Cook for two minutes without touching them.
  4. Turn the scallops over and add the butter and garlic immediately. Cook for 90 seconds to two minutes, basting the scallops with the melting butter and garlic until they are browned on both sides and fully cooked. Then, take the scallops off the skillet and place them on a dish.
  5. Serve the scallops right away, drizzled with the pan juices.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 219 kcal

Carbohydrates: 4g

Protein: 14g

Fat: 16g

Cholesterol: 50mg

Sodium: 520mg

Potassium: 241 mg

Calcium: 13mg

Iron: 1mg

Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutrition facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API that recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.

How to Store the Keto Pan-Seared Scallops with Garlic Butter

To prevent bacterial growth, ensure the leftovers are stored in an airtight container or tightly wrapped in plastic wrap. It should be eaten within 3 to 4 days to ensure that it is safe to consume.

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