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How to Cook Scallops: Easy Pan-Seared Scallops Recipe

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 3, 2021 • 6 min read

Scallops are often considered restaurant-only fare. They’re expensive and easy to overcook, which makes scallops intimidating for home cooks. But once you know how to cook scallops—which only take about 5 minutes on the stovetop!—they’ll become a quick weeknight treat.