Add mayonnaise, half and half, lime juice, garlic, and cilantro to a food processor and like for 45 seconds or until blended. Taste for seasoning and refrigerate until ready for use.
Remove attached abductor muscle from scallops and gently rinse. Thoroughly dry each scallop with a paper towel. Preheat a large cast iron skillet to medium high with 2 tbsp olive oil. Sear scallops until deep golden brown approximately 1 1/2 -2 minutes on each side depending on the size of the scallops.
Drizzle each scallop with cilantro sauce and garnish with lime zest. Serve immediately. Enjoy!
|Amount Per Serving||As Served|
|Calories 2067kcal Calories from fat 1764|
|% Daily Value|
|Total Fat 196g||302%|
|Saturated Fat 31g||155%|
|Dietary Fiber 1g||4%|
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
|Total Fat||Less than||65g|
|Sat Fat||Less than||25g|