Our savory Paleo Garlic Scallops recipe is a great new addition to your weeknight dinner!
Looking for a tasty seafood recipe to help you meet your weight-loss goals? Our Paleo Garlic Scallops recipe is a delicious rich-flavored recipe that can do just that! Seasoned with red pepper flakes, sea salt, black pepper and paprika, this dish adds an extra kick to your meal.
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1 Pound Scallops
1/3 Cup Olive oil
5 Garlic cloves, Grated
1 Large Lemon, Zested
1/4 Cup Italian seasoning
1/2 Tsp Sea salt, To taste
1/4 Tsp Black pepper
1/4 Tsp Red pepper flakes
Pat dry the scallops on paper towels then on medium, heat a large cast iron skillet.
Place the scallops in a medium-sized bowl and drizzle olive oil over them. Toss the scallops and then season them with sea salt, pepper, pepper flakes and paprika. Gently toss.
Drizzle olive oil into the skillet. Add scallops and sear them for approximately 2 minutes on each side using a small spatula. Make sure to flip them over individually. Cook until they turn a golden brown.
Add garlic and italian seasoning. Remove the skillet from the heat and stir in the garlic for 30 seconds.
Squeeze half a lemon over the scallops. Carefully shake the skillet to combine the ingredients together.
Did you know?
Even though scallops may not look like it, they are animals. They belong to the Phylum Mollusca group, which also includes snails, squid, oysters, and octopuses. One cool fact is that scallops are able to swim by clapping their shells together quickly, propelling them forward. Also, they have approximately 60 eyes to detect light, dark and motion!
If you thought this scallops recipe was delicious, wait until you check out our other seafood recipes here: Salmon Poke Bowl, Zucchini Shrimp Scampi and Tuna Patties.
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