Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is a good way to enjoy "fried" scallops without all of the added fat from deep frying. This recipe is from a cookbook published in 1979 by the Cape Cod National Seashore Women's Club.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb scallops, wiped dry
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • salt & pepper
  • 34 cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 12 cup melted butter

Directions

  1. Season the dried scallops with salt & pepper. Beat together the egg and the water.
  2. Dip the scallops in the egg-water mixture, then roll them in the bread crumbs, then dip the BOTTOMS of these into the melted butter.
  3. Place the scallops buttered sides down on a baking sheet and bake in a preheated 450 degree F oven for 20 minutes.