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Awesome Baked Sea Scallops

Rated as 4.24 out of 5 Stars
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"Large sea scallops are combined with garlic, shallots, butter, and bread crumbs then baked to perfection. Being from Maine, we love our seafood, and this is one of the greats!"
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Ingredients

24 m servings 440
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Preheat 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. In a separate bowl, combine bread crumbs and olive oil. Sprinkle on top of scallops.
  4. Bake in preheated oven until crumbs are brown and scallops are done, about 11 to 14 minutes. Top with parsley, and serve with lemon wedges on the side.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 440 calories; 30.2 29.8 15.2 58 403 Full nutrition

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This is the first time I tried this receipe and indeed it was awesome. The only variation I used was freshly ground sea salt/freshly ground pepper blend, and 1/4 tsp nutmeg to taste. In addition...

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This recipe was horrible. Way too much of the bread crumbs. They didn't seem to match with the scallops. The scallops were boring. Will not make this again.

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This is the first time I tried this receipe and indeed it was awesome. The only variation I used was freshly ground sea salt/freshly ground pepper blend, and 1/4 tsp nutmeg to taste. In addition...

These are better than awesome! Other reviewers noted not to use all of the topping the recipe calls for - I disagree. But instead of putting all of the topping on top of the scallops, I put a ...

This recipe is awesome! I made this to the directions for my wife's 40th birthday party. The only problem is the guests wanted more! The only recommondation is you Must use Digby Scallops.

The bread crumb topping MADE this dish. My guests loved this recipe. Raved about it. Served with asparagus, orzo, and another baked Lemon garlic Tilapia dish on this site. They both baked toget...

This recipe is great AND simple. I placed lightly sauted asparagus and sliced mushrooms in the bottom of an individual serving dish and placed the scallops on top. My husband loved it.

Definitely a keeper! I reduced the serving to one since I mainly just cook for myself. The only change I made was using chopped red onion since I did not have a shallot. If sea scallops were c...

Very tasty recipe. I cut down the garlic to two cloves and still felt it was too overpowering due to the short baking time. Served with orzo pasta tossed with sauteed asparagus, mushrooms, gar...

This recipe was horrible. Way too much of the bread crumbs. They didn't seem to match with the scallops. The scallops were boring. Will not make this again.

This recipe is so quick & simple, yet elegant enough to serve to company. I have made it several times now and it has become a favorite of ours! I am so happy that I have found this recipe.