About this recipe: A luxurious scallop dish that's also lightning fast. Serve these scallops in a pesto cream sauce as they are with some crusty bread, or with rice or pasta.

 

Ingredients

Serves: 4 

  • 500g scallops
  • salt and black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons plain flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 225ml double cream
  • 1 tablespoon pesto
  • 1 tablespoon capers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

    Method

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  • Season the scallops with salt and pepper, then dredge in flour.
  • Heat the butter in a frying pan. Once melted, add the scallops. Cook for 1 to 2 minutes on each side.
  • Add pesto and capers and stir well. Stir in the cream. Bring to the boil then remove from heat and serve.