The moistness of the cucumber marries with the firm scallops to make this surprise dish work. Scallops with Cucumber Sauce is a delight as a starter, side dish or meal of its own. There are only 6 ingredients, most of which you will have in your larder. Best of all it is ready within 10 minutes.
Scallops with Cucumber Sauce
- Toss the scallops with the butter or olive oil and cook under a preheated broiler or in a skillet over high heat just until the scallops are firm and opaque, 1 to 3 minutes, depending on size.
- Combine the mayonnaise, lemon juice and cucumber in a bowl and stir to combine.
- Serve the scallops with the sauce on the side.