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Pan-Fried Scallops with Lime & Coriander

For a healthy-yet-special starter, try Jo Pratt's zesty scallops

Prep Time

    •    Prep and cook time: 10-15 minutes
    •    Yield: Serves 2 as a starter


    •    6-8 scallops
    •    1 tbsp olive oil
    •    salt and pepper
    •    juice of half a lime
    •    roughly chopped coriander
    •    1 tsp chopped fresh red chilli
    •    2 large chopped garlic cloves


  1. Fry the scallops in the olive oil for about 1 min until golden, then flip them over and sprinkle over the garlic cloves and chopped fresh red chilli into the pan. Cook for about 1 min more, then squeeze over the juice of the lime.
  2. Finish off with roughly chopped coriander and salt and pepper. Serve straight away.

This great family recipe is thanks to BBC Goodfood Recipes at


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