Paleo Tomato & Herb Scallops Recipe

paleo tomato herb scallop recipe

Ingredients 

  • 2 spring onion, sliced
  • 5-6 scallops, rinsed and pat dry
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1/2 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp fresh herbs, minced
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon

Directions

  1. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  2. Season scallops with salt and pepper, place in the pan once oil is hot.
  3. Cook for 3 minutes until golden brown, flip onto other side and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Remove scallops from pan.
  5. Add 1 tbsp olive oil to the pan with spring onion and garlic, saute for a minute.
  6. Add the remaining ingredients, stir and simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes until the sauce reduces and thickens.
  7. Transfer sauce to a plate and top with the scallops and juices.
  8. Garnish with fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon.