Awesome Baked Sea Scallops

You don’t need to be from an ocean town or area to enjoy seafood. Scallops have become very popular to make at home. This recipe combines the scallops with butter, breadcrumbs, garlic, and shallots and is baked to perfection.

Awesome Baked Sea Scallops

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  • 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

  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley

  • lemon wedges for garnish (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  • 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.
  • In a separate bowl, combine bread crumbs and olive oil. Sprinkle on top of scallops.
  • 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.

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