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25 Delicious Scallop Recipes You Need To Make This Spring

Scallops may be a challenge to cook perfectly, but it's a challenge worth accepting.

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1. Seared Scallops with Honey Dijon Avocado Sauce

These make for a very easy, yet impressive appetizer. The honey dijon avocado sauce is just two ingredients with a whole lot of flavor.
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These make for a very easy, yet impressive appetizer. The honey dijon avocado sauce is just two ingredients with a whole lot of flavor.

2. Zucchini Noodles with Scallops and Bacon

Zoodles!!! The lightest and tastiest pasta alternative. Plus, when there's an ingredient like bacon, will anyone even realize the difference?
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Zoodles!!! The lightest and tastiest pasta alternative. Plus, when there's an ingredient like bacon, will anyone even realize the difference?

3. Grilled Drunken Shrimp & Scallop Skewers

When there's tequila involved, what could possibly go wrong? Okay...a lot of things could go wrong, but this recipe isn't one of them.
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When there's tequila involved, what could possibly go wrong? Okay...a lot of things could go wrong, but this recipe isn't one of them.

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4. Baked Scallops

When baked in small ramekins, these make for a great appetizer. Or you could bake them all in one large dish for a delicious family dinner. The breadcrumbs add the most perfect crunch no matter how you serve them.
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When baked in small ramekins, these make for a great appetizer. Or you could bake them all in one large dish for a delicious family dinner. The breadcrumbs add the most perfect crunch no matter how you serve them.

5. Bacon Wrapped Scallops

The holy grail. You will not be able to stop eating these, I promise.
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The holy grail. You will not be able to stop eating these, I promise.

6. Scallop BLT

Now this. This is unique. Scallops in place of bread for a BLT!! Mind. Blown.
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Now this. This is unique. Scallops in place of bread for a BLT!! Mind. Blown.

7. Scallops with Spicy Curry Sauce and Couscous

The sauce gives these scallops the spice they need and the couscous are infused with sesame oil for a slight asian twist.
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The sauce gives these scallops the spice they need and the couscous are infused with sesame oil for a slight asian twist.

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8. Pan-Seared Scallops with Bacon & Spinach

If you haven't realized, bacon and scallops are an awesome combination.
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If you haven't realized, bacon and scallops are an awesome combination.

9. Caramelized Scallops with Strawberry Salsa

The strawberry salsa gives this dish a fresh, sweet taste that you typically wouldn't think to pair with fish. But it works.
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The strawberry salsa gives this dish a fresh, sweet taste that you typically wouldn't think to pair with fish. But it works.

10. Carbonara with Pan Seared Scallops

This pasta dish can be made in under 30 minutes and the rich & creamy flavors are absolutely incredible.
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This pasta dish can be made in under 30 minutes and the rich & creamy flavors are absolutely incredible.

11. Sea Scallops in a Bourbon Jalepeno Sauce

You'll want to eat this sauce for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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You'll want to eat this sauce for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

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12. Julia Child's Scallops Gratineed

Has anything that Julia Child has made ever been bad? Nope. And these baked scallops with garlic, white wine, and cheese are proof.
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Has anything that Julia Child has made ever been bad? Nope. And these baked scallops with garlic, white wine, and cheese are proof.

13. Pesto Stuffed Scallops

You had me at stuffed.
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You had me at stuffed.

14. Seared Scallops on Shaved Brussels Sprouts

Prepared with crispy pancetta. Bacon & pancetta really are scallops best friends.
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Prepared with crispy pancetta. Bacon & pancetta really are scallops best friends.

15. Cilantro Scallops

The fresh and zesty combination of lime and cilantro make these out of this world.
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The fresh and zesty combination of lime and cilantro make these out of this world.

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16. Scallop and Asparagus Saute with Lemon & Thyme

The soft, juicy texture of the scallops and the crunchy bite of the asparagus join to make this dish everything your taste buds have ever wanted. You can even serve it over pasta.
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The soft, juicy texture of the scallops and the crunchy bite of the asparagus join to make this dish everything your taste buds have ever wanted. You can even serve it over pasta.

17. Bay-Scallop Po' Boy with Spicy Mayo

A classic from New Orleans with a slight twist, and a very tasty sauce.
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A classic from New Orleans with a slight twist, and a very tasty sauce.

18. Broiled Scallops with Parmesan Crust

You can pretty much crust anything in bread crumbs and parmesan and it's guaranteed to be delicious. These scallops are no exception.
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You can pretty much crust anything in bread crumbs and parmesan and it's guaranteed to be delicious. These scallops are no exception.

19. Linguini with Sautéed Scallops and Peas

Sooo quick and easy, you'll want this dish every night.
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Sooo quick and easy, you'll want this dish every night.

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20. Seared Scallops with Brown Butter Caper Sauce

This dish is super elegant and delicious. Plus, there's very little work involved.
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This dish is super elegant and delicious. Plus, there's very little work involved.

21. Angel Hair Pasta with Scallops and Tomatoes

For a dish that only takes about 15 minutes, the results are unbelievable.
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For a dish that only takes about 15 minutes, the results are unbelievable.

22. Butternut Squash Puree with Seared Scallops and Bacon

The creamy puree pairs perfectly with the soft scallops and crunchy bacon.
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The creamy puree pairs perfectly with the soft scallops and crunchy bacon.

23. Seared Scallops with Creamy Basil Pesto

The creator of this recipe calls this a "creamy, dreamy pesto." Simple and impressive.
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The creator of this recipe calls this a "creamy, dreamy pesto." Simple and impressive.

24. Creamy Garlic Scallop Spaghetti with Bacon

A quick and easy meal that's guaranteed to keep your friends and family coming back for more.
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A quick and easy meal that's guaranteed to keep your friends and family coming back for more.

25. Perfectly Seared Scallops

And here is how to perfectly sear your scallops to do with as you please.
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And here is how to perfectly sear your scallops to do with as you please.

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