Pan Fried Scallops In A Cajun Mustard Cream Sauce

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Pan Fried Scallops In A Cajun Mustard Cream Sauce


The preparation time on this is only 5 minutes and cooking time is only 10 minutes.

The recipe is designed for 4 servings. While this is an ideal appetizer, serving this over a bowl of rice or pasta would be the perfect accompaniment. You could also try eating this with asparagus too! It's SO yummy!

A big thank you to Kevin at cookingcloset for this wonderful seafood recipe..

Here's what you'll need below


Here Are The Ingredients

  • 1 pound sea scallops (about 1 inch thick)
  • 2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 tablespoon oil
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup heavy/whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons cajun mustard (or grainy mustard)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon parsley, chopped
Here Are The Instructions


  1. Pat the scallops dry and press on the cajun seasoning.

  2. Met the butter into the oil in a pan over medium-high heat, add the scallops and sear until lightly golden brown, about 1-2 minutes per side, before setting aside.

  3. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about a minute.

  4. Add the heavy cream, mustards and lemon juice, bring to a boil, reduce the heat and simmer until the sauce thickens a bit, about 2-3 minutes.

  5. Season the sauce with salt and pepper to taste and serve the scallops in the sauce garnished with the chopped parsley.

And that's it done,

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