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Seared Scallops with Newburg Sauce

Scallops with Newburg Sauce
10 Min

This dish is fancy-looking, crazy simple, and so good you'll be tempted to lick the plate! Our Seared Scallops with Newburg Sauce comes together with a few shortcut ingredients and a lot of flavor. It's the perfect way to serve seafood for a special event, like Christmas Eve, but it's also the perfect anytime meal when you're in the mood for something different! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 (10.5-ounce) can cream of shrimp soup
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup dry sherry
  • 1/4 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 12 sea scallops, patted dry
  • Salt for sprinkling
  • Black pepper for sprinkling
  • 2 tablespoons bread crumbs
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

What to Do

  1. To make Newburg sauce, in a small saucepan over medium heat, combine soup, cream, sherry, and seafood seasoning and cook until heated through, stirring occasionally. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Sprinkle scallops with salt and pepper and sauté 3 to 4 minutes per side or until golden and firm in center. Remove to a platter.
  3. Stir bread crumbs and parsley in skillet until moistened. Top scallops with Newburg sauce and sprinkle with toasted bread crumbs.

Test Kitchen Tips

  • If you love the creaminess of Newburg recipes, then you have to try our Shortcut Lobster Newburg! It's Newburg on a budget, and the family will devour it. Or, if you're hosting brunch, impress the guests with our Shrimp Newburg Waffles
  • We've got plenty of holiday recipes to get the party started! Try Betty's Famous Baked Crap Dip -- after one bite, you'll see just why it became famous. For something super festive, check out Frosty the Cheeseball! He's always a hit.
  • We love our Scallops with Newburg Sauce! What do you think? Tell us in the comments below! 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 4

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 333
  • Calories from Fat 185
  • Total Fat 21g 32 %
  • Saturated Fat 12g 62 %
  • Trans Fat 0.2g 0 %
  • Protein 20g 40 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 101mg 34 %
  • Sodium 1,177mg 49 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 15g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1 %
  • Sugars 0.3g 0 %

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What is the implement called you used to move the scallops?

That is a Pig Tail Flipper. It can be found on Amazon. :)


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