Scallops with Basil and Lime Butter

Scallops with Basil and Lime Butter (Picture provided by the Seafish Authority)

Scallops with Basil and Lime Butter

Scrumptious Scallops served with Basil and Lime Butter!

Serves: 4

Prep: 5

Cook: 5

Suggested cooking methods


Cooking Method/Instructions

  1. Slice the scallops in half and set aside.
  2. In a small bowl mix the remaining ingredients together then melt in a frying pan over a medium heat.
  3. Add the scallops to the frying pan and cook through for 3-4 minutes, turning once.
  4. Transfer to a serving dish and spoon over the butter.

Serving suggestion – Serve with sliced new potatoes and salad leaves tossed in a little vinaigrette dressing.


  • 500g Regal Roe less Scallops, defrosted
  • 85g (3oz) butter, softened
  • 2 tbsp fresh chopped basil
  • Juice and rind of 1 lime

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