Baked Sea Scallops

Baked Sea Scallops
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  • Total: 24 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 14 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
280 Calories
16g Fat
18g Carbs
16g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 280
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 58mg 19%
Sodium 621mg 27%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Protein 16g
Calcium 54mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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.


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  • 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 breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Steps to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425 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 to 14 minutes until cooked through.

  5. Serve and enjoy!