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Baked Scallop Scampi

Baked Scallop Scampi
Total Time:
25 minutes


5 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided
1 lb sea scallops
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 lemon, for zest/juice
4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped
1 cup panko bread crumbs


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Coat 9- x 9-inch baking dish with 1 tablespoon butter. Season scallops with salt and place in dish; squeeze juice of lemon over scallops.
  2. Preheat large sauté pan on medium. Place remaining 4 tablespoons butter in pan, then add garlic; cook and stir 2–3 minutes. Add bread crumbs and 1 teaspoon lemon zest; cook and stir 1–2 more minutes or until butter is absorbed and bread crumbs are slightly toasted.
  3. Top scallops with bread crumb mixture. Bake 12–15 minutes or until scallops are opaque and firm and bread crumb mixture has browned. Suggest serving with cheesy grits.

Other Preparation Methods

  • Grill: Preheat grill on medium-high. Divide and place 1 lb sea scallops onto 4 (12-in) skewers; season with salt and pepper. Grill 5–7 minutes, turning once, or until scallops are opaque and firm.
  • Broil: Preheat oven on broil. Season 1 lb sea scallops with salt and pepper. Place in single layer on baking sheet; broil 4–6 minutes or until scallops are opaque and firm.

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Nutritional Information

CALORIES (per 1/4 recipe) 320kcal; FAT 16.00g; SAT FAT 9.00g; TRANS FAT 0.50g; CHOL 100mg; SODIUM 480mg; CARB 11g; FIBER 0.00g; SUGARS 1g; PROTEIN 29g; CALC 15%; VIT A 10%; VIT C 6%; IRON 20%

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