Scallops with Lemon Dill and Caper Sauce

By July 5, 2019April 2nd, 2020Seafood
6 Scallops with Lemon Dill and Caper Sauce served on a black plate by

Simplicity: This dish is on the table in less than 10 minutes. It tastes delicious and is so easy to prepare. Enjoy!



Prep time

5 Minutes

Cooking time

8 Minutes


  • 4-6 scallops, no roe (if frozen, completely thaw)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil 
  • ⅓ cup cream
  • 1 clove grated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill


  • Add butter and garlic to a saucepan and place over medium heat, until the butter has melted and garlic has softened, (1-2 minutes)
  • Stir in the cream and slowly bring to a boil, reduce heat and stir until sauce thickens slightly. 
  • Add the lemon juice, capers and dill, stir to combine
  • Pat the scallops dry with a paper towel. 
  • Heat oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat, add the scallops and sear for 1-2 minutes on each side, depending on size
  • Pour the sauce into the pan, swirl, then remove from heat
  • Place the scallops onto a serving plate, pour the sauce over the scallops
  • Garnish with a sprig of Dill
  • Serve and Enjoy!

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