Lemon Caper Scallops

Lemon Caper Scallops make for an easy weeknight dinner with the seared scallops and lemony delicious sauce made all in one pan! 

Brought to you by home chef Michelle Lasure


Lemon Caper Scallops


  • 10 large scallops
  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 1 large lemon - peel, chop 4 segments, juice remainder
  • 2 tablespoons capers - drained
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley


  • Season scallops with salt and pepper.
  • In large skillet, melt 1 tablespoon butter.
  • Add scallops.
  • Over medium high heat, cook until golden - 5 minutes.
  • Transfer to plate.
  • Brown remaining butter and add capers, lemon segments and lemon juice.
  • Season with salt and pepper and pour over scallops.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley.
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