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A quick and impressive dinner, scallops turn succulent and tender in the air fryer. The lemon-herb sauce is the perfect way to bring zest to each bite. Be sure to cook the scallops to temperature. They may not brown in the fryer, so don't wait for a golden crust to tell you they're ready.

Source: EatingWell.com, January 2019


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Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Sprinkle scallops with pepper and salt. Coat the basket of an air fryer with cooking spray. Place scallops in the basket and coat them with cooking spray. Place the basket in the fryer. Cook the scallops at 400 degrees F until they reach an internal temperature of 120 degrees F, about 6 minutes.

  • Combine oil, parsley, capers, lemon zest and garlic in a small bowl. Drizzle over the scallops.

Nutrition Facts

4 scallops
348 calories; protein 13.9g; carbohydrates 4.6g; dietary fiber 0.4g; sugars 0.1g; fat 29.8g; saturated fat 4.2g; cholesterol 27.2mg; vitamin a iu 325.3IU; vitamin c 6.4mg; folate 24.7mcg; calcium 15.8mg; iron 0.8mg; magnesium 28.4mg; potassium 259.8mg; sodium 660.2mg.

5 1/2 fat, 2 lean protein