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Learn how to pan-fry scallops to perfection for a quick and impressive starter.

Points to remember

  • Pull off the coral-coloured roe and discard if you like.
  • Remove the muscle that attaches the scallop to the shell.
  • Heat a frying pan with a drizzle of oil until hot.
  • Season your scallops and arrange them in the pan.
  • Cook for about 1 minute then turn and cook for 30 seconds more.
  • Add a squeeze of lemon and serve.
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TIPS

HOW TO COOK SCALLOPS

Arrange in the pan like points on a clock face so you can turn them in the right order.

HOW TO PREPARE SCALLOPS

If you're removing scallops from the shell, take a look at our 'how to prepare scallops' video.

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