Loading Video...
Recipe courtesy of Cravings

Seared Scallops with Lobster Brandy Sauce

Save Recipe
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 35 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
Share This Recipe



2 sticks unsalted butter

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1/2 yellow onion, diced

1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 bottle white wine

8 cups heavy cream

4 cups lobster stock

3 ounces brandy

Hot sauce

Salt and freshly ground pepper 


1 tablespoon vegetable/olive oil blend

1 teaspoon sea salt

6 day-boat scallops, 10/20 count

Truffle oil, for drizzling

Serving suggestions: cooked rice or potatoes and cooked vegetables


  1. For the sauce: Add the butter to a small saucepan and heat on medium-high heat. Add the garlic and onions and sweat until light brown. Add the flour and stir until mixed. Add the white wine and mix with a whisk. Add the cream and lobster stock and bring to simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the brandy, hot sauce and salt and pepper to taste. Cool and set aside. Warm in a small saucepan as needed.
  2. For the scallops: Heat a nonstick pan over high heat. Add the oil. Then lightly salt the scallops and add to the pan. Cook the scallops about 1 1/2 minutes on each side.
  3. Warm 4 ounces of lobster sauce and place on the plate. Land the scallops over the lobster sauce, drizzle with truffle oil and serve with rice or potatoes and your favorite vegetables.
Seared Scallops with Lemon and Bacon
24m Easy 99%
Brown Butter Scallop Rolls
5m Easy 95%
Sautéed Scallops with Asparagus Purée
13m Easy 99%