Awesome Baked Sea Scallops


Cooking scallops in the oven takes no time at all. For this recipe, large sea scallops are combined with garlic, shallots, butter, then topped with bread crumbs and baked to perfection. Being from Maine, we love our seafood, and this recipe is one of our favorites.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 16 sea scallops, rinsed and drained

  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted

  • 5 cloves garlic, minced

  • 2 shallots, chopped

  • 3 pinches ground nutmeg

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 1 cup bread crumbs

  • 4 tablespoons olive oil

  • ¼ cup chopped parsley

  • lemon wedges for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).

  2. Place scallops, melted butter, garlic, and shallots in a bowl. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Stir gently to combine. Transfer to a casserole dish.

  3. Combine bread crumbs and olive oil in a separate bowl. Sprinkle on top of scallops.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until crumbs are brown and scallops are done, 11 to 14 minutes. Top with parsley, and serve with lemon wedges on the side.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

440 Calories
30g Fat
30g Carbs
15g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 440
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 12g 58%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 442mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 30g 11%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 15g
Vitamin C 31mg 154%
Calcium 107mg 8%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 412mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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