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Scallops With Brown Butter-Lemon Sauce

Mar 23,2023 | The Space


If you love scallops, you will love this recipe for sous vide scallops with brown butter-lemon sauce. Sous vide is great for delicate seafood like scallops, which can easily overcook or dry out on the stove. By cooking them with Neovide, you can achieve tender and succulent scallops every time. The brown butter-lemon sauce adds a rich and tangy flavor that complements the sweet and briny scallops. Ready in 30 minutes with just a few ingredients, this dish is easy and elegant.


Mode: Manual

Cooking temp: 52°C/ 125.6°F

Cooking time: 20 mins

Difficulty: Easy



For the scallops:
250 g scallop meat, roe off
40 g butter
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 tbsp chives, chopped
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste



1.    Season the scallops with salt and pepper and place them into the Neovide cooker. Choose the water bath program and cook the scallops at 52ºC for 20 minutes.
2.    When the scallops are ready, remove them from the cooker and switch to mild sear function at 210ºC.
3.    Add the butter to the Neovide cooker and sear the scallops until golden brown. Then, add the lemon juice and a dash of black pepper. 

Serve the scallops on a deep plate along with the sauce. Sprinkle with the chopped chives.




Langoustines or lobster can be used instead of scallops in this recipe. Even squid can fit this recipe too, its delicate texture and flavor will go fantastic with the butter-lemon sauce.