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Baked Scallops Recipe

This is a delicious alternative to traditional deep-fried scallops. My family calls it their all-time favorite seafood dish.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 1/2 pound fresh or frozen bay scallops, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons half-and-half cream
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon dry bread crumbs

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the flour, salt and pepper. Toss scallops in flour mixture, a few at a time, and place into two greased 6 to 8-oz. baking dishes. Top each with half the cream, butter and bread crumbs.
  • 2. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 18-20 minutes or until scallops are opaque and topping is golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 224 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 553 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 22 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.