Crispy Scallops With Chipotle Tartar Sauce

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by Michelle_My_Belle

Womans Day recipe waiting to be tried.

Top Review by YiayiaMouse

Gato said he LOVES IT, so it's clearly 4 star worthy! Unlike most folks, I like my scallops well cooked and therefore left them 4 min on each side. (Hence the darker color in the photo!) We used Recipe #210251 (+ 1t DILL relish) as the base, and used 3 chipotles in adobo. CAUTION: We like HOT, so this may not work for everyone! Made for PAC Fall 07 -- Thanks, Michelle! This is a winner for sure!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb fresh sea scallop (or thawed frozen)
  • 3 tablespoons yellow cornmeal
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 12 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • Chipotle Tartar Sauce

  • 12 cup tartar sauce
  • 2 tablespoons chopped scallions
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 12 teaspoons chipotle hot pepper sauce


  1. Mix chipotle tartar sauce ingredients in a small bowl. let stand while cooking scallops.
  2. Gently pat scallops dry between layers of paper towels. put scallops, cornmeal, salt, and paprika in a plastic food bag; shake to coat.
  3. Heat oil in large non-stick skillet over medium high heat.
  4. Add scallops in one layer and cook 3 minutes, carefully turning once with tongs, until golden on the outside and just opaque at centers.
  5. Serve with sauce.

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