Diver scallops

These scallops are harvested by people who love cold water. It is the most ecological method of collecting the scallops. Less than 1% of all domestic scallops harvested are Diver scallops.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pecan honey sauce
Servings: 4 Servings
Author: ideaforge


  • ¼ cup White balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped pecans
  • 2 Tbsp. honey we like orange blossom honey
  • 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil California produces the best olive oil in the world
  • 8 each Diver scallops (u10) washed and muscle removed
  • 3 Tbsp. Olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter


  • Combine the vinegar and honey together, mix well, add finely chopped pecans.
  • Score the scallops by inserting to cross cuts across the top of each scallop.
  • In a saute pan over medium high heat, add oil, place the scallops scored side down and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add the butter and flip the scallops and cook 1 more minute for med-rare.
  • Place the scallops on a serving plate and pour the pecan vinaigrette over them.