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Caramel Glazed Sea Scallops

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Cook time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4



  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons, divided sugar
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 teaspoon corn syrup
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 12 large sea scallops


In a small saucepan over low heat, combine 3 tablespoons sugar, water and corn syrup. Mix together and simmer to thicken. Reserve.

Add oil and butter to a saute pan over medium heat. Salt and pepper the sea scallops and add to pan. Coat sea scallops with 1/2 cup of sugar. Allow scallops to brown and caramelize on both sides. Season with salt and pepper. Pour thickened glaze on top of scallops.

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