Baked Sea Scallops

Baked Sea Scallops
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  • 24 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings, baked scallops
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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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 280
Total Fat 16 g
Saturated Fat 8 g
Unsaturated Fat 6 g
Cholesterol 58 mg
Sodium 621 mg
Carbohydrates 18 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 16 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)