Baked Maine Scallops

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Mimi in Maine

I remember the day that my husband, who used to do some diving, went to the coast and proceeded to dive for scallops. He brought them home and I fixed them. Delicious!! One minute they were in the ocean and one and one-half hours later they were on the table. Can't get much fresher than that.

Top Review by Debi H

My DH says this is a winner! I made last night and followed the recipe except cut back on the butter to 5 Tblsp. instead of the full 1/2 cup. And I also used Panko crumbs, garlic and a splash of white wine as others suggested. I put them under the broiler the last 3 minutes so they came out nicely browned. Also served with rice and the sauce added good flavor to the rice. Thanks Mimi for posting, this is a definite keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse scallops in cold water; shake off excess.
  2. Coat with the bread crumbs and place scallops in a buttered casserole dish in a single layer.
  3. Season with lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
  4. Combine the butter and garlic in a small saucepan and stir over low heat till butter is melted and garlic is soft.
  5. Pour over scallops.
  6. Bake at 375 for 15-20 minutes or till scallops are cooked through.

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