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Fresh Winter Black Truffles Scallop

5 from 3 votes
The taste of parsley doesn't go very well with the dish. You could use a tiny amount for garnish, or bring out flavor of scallop, or just ignore it.
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 2 - 4
Author: Omnivore's Cookbook


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 8 scallops dried with paper towel
  • 8 thinly sliced winter black truffles
  • option 1 tablespoon chopped parsley for garnish
  • option pinch of sea salt


  • Heat butter in a skillet on medium high heat. When butter stop bubbling, carefully place scallop in the skillet, be careful do not let them touch each other. Fry bottom side of scallop for 3 - 4 minutes, till the bottom side turns golden brown and scallop is half way cooked, then flip, fry for another 3 - 4 minutes. Do not touch the scallop while frying, otherwise the scallop might fall apart.
  • Place cooked scallop in the plate, add 1 piece of truffle to each scallop, garnish with parsley(option), slightly season with sea salt (option), serve immediately.