This easy Seared Scallops with Garlic Basil Butter is exploding with flavor and perfect for a fun date night in! These pan seared scallops with garlic basil butter take less than 10 minutes and taste incredible!
- 12 large sea scallops, 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 pounds
- 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour, optional, see notes
- Salt and fresh ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons oil, such as olive oil, avocado oil or grape seed oil
- 1 1/2 tablespoons butter
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 3 to 4 lemon slices
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