Scallops with Mashed Potatoes

  • Yield:

    2 servings

  • Total Time:

    45 mins

  • Prep Time:

    15 mins

  • Cook Time:

    30 mins


  • ½ pound of scallops
  • 2–3 tablespoons of Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1 teaspoon of salt (to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon of pepper (to taste)
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 2 russet potatoes
  • 1 cup of almond milk
  • 3–4 minced garlic cloves
  • 1 rosemary sprig
  • 2 thyme sprigs


For the scallops
  1. Season scallops with Mazola® Corn Oil, salt, black pepper, and paprika.
  2. Begin sautéing the scallops. The scallops should be cooked for 8 minutes, around 4 minutes both sides.
For the potatoes
  1. Begin by peeling and cutting 2 russet potatoes and dice into 1-inch cubes.
  2. Boil potatoes for 15 minutes, or until fork tender. Drain and add potatoes to a large bowl.
  3. Season with 1–3 teaspoon of salt, ½ teaspoon of black pepper.
  4. In a separate skillet, heat up 1 cup of almond milk and add rosemary, thyme, and fresh garlic. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  5. Begin mashing the potatoes while slowly adding almond milk to the mixture.
  6. Mix until the potatoes are smooth. Add more salt and black pepper to taste, if needed.
  7. Serve the potatoes with the scallops.

Recipe by Jesus Criollo of criollo_grindz

This Scallops with Mashed Potatoes recipe is a perfect combination. Creamy potatoes made with almond milk and paired with tender scallops make for a delicious easy dinner recipe.