sweet & savory 

Tequila Lime Seared Scallops Pasta

Angel hair pasta is coated in a zesty tequila lime sauce & served with golden seared scallops. This scallop pasta is super simple, impressive & ready to eat in just 30 mins!

✅ Scallops with     caramelized sides     and soft centers. ✅ Buttery sauce with      fresh lime juice &      tequila. ✅ Fancy enough for      dinner guests, easy      enough for a      Tuesday!

why you'll love this recipe!


–  sea scallops  –  kosher salt –  ground black pepper –  olive oil –  fresh lime juice –  tequila

Cook the Pasta

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add pasta al dante & cook according the box directions.


Prepare the Scallops

Wash the scallops under cold water. Then thoroughly dry the scallops with a paper towel. Season with salt & pepper on both sides.


Sear the Scallops

In a cast iron or stainless steel skillet, heat olive oil over medium high heat Add the scallops to a sizzling hot skillet, making sure the scallops don’t touch each other.


Flip & Cook

Using a pair of kitchen tong, flip the scallops and cook the other side for another 2 mins.


Add Tequila & Lime Juice

Off heat, carefully add the tequila & lime juice into the now-empty skillet.


Add Garlic

Then over medium heat, add the garlic & cook the sauce until it reduces by half, scraping up the browned bits from the scallops.


Add the Scallops

Stir in the butter & scallops along with its juices. Warm the scallops for 30 seconds or so & serve immediately over the prepared pasta.