“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.”
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 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
- 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.
- 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,