Baked Sea Scallops

Baked Sea Scallops
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Ratings (49)
  • Total: 24 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings, baked scallops
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
280 Calories
16g Fat
18g Carbs
16g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Cooking scallops is fast and easy, which is why this baked sea scallops recipe is a standard in our house. Just toss the scallops with butter and seasonings, top with bread crumbs and bake. This baked scallops recipe tastes great with pasta.


  • 1 lb. frozen sea scallops, thawed according to package directions
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons minced garlic
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly-ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.​

  2. In a large bowl, toss scallops with melted butter, garlic, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Spread out in a 2-quart baking dish (compare prices) in an even layer.​

  3. Mix Panko with olive oil. Sprinkle over scallops.​

  4. Bake scallops 10-14 minutes, until cooked through.