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Broiled Scallops Recipe

Broiled Scallops Recipe

“As empty nesters, my husband and I have found these scallops are perfect for two,” Susan Coryell confirms from Huddleston, Virginia. “There are never any leftovers.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 12 ounces sea scallops
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup vermouth or chicken broth
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/3 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 teaspoons butter

Directions

  • 1. In a nonstick skillet, saute onions and garlic in oil until tender. Add the scallops, parsley and basil; cook and stir over medium heat until scallops are firm and opaque. Add the vermouth or broth, salt and pepper; cook, uncovered, over medium-low heat for 1 minute.
  • 2. Divide mixture evenly between two ovenproof 1-1/2-cup dishes. Sprinkle with bread crumbs; dot with butter. Broil 4-6 in. from the heat until crumbs are golden. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 296 calories, 10 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 66 mg cholesterol, 506 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 30 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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