Fried Scallops for Four

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by mersaydees

This is based on a recipe from Paula Boyer Rougny's, Happiness Is A Kitchen in Maine. She says you may optionally "Skip the flour step and sauté scallops in sizzling olive oil. Drain on paper towels, serve with tartar sauce."

Top Review by KissTheCook

I had company and we all loved them! I did add some lemon right before eating, and they were awesome! Love the addition of the Old Bay Seasoning.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Use whole small (bay) scallops or sliced large (sea) scallops.
  2. Rinse and pat scallops dry.
  3. Roll in flour mixed with the Old Bay seasoning. Shake off excess.
  4. Sauté in a butter-oil mix.
  5. Bay scallops will be done in two minutes, sea scallops (if left whole) take longer.
  6. Sprinkle with parsley and serve with lemon wedges.

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