28 Reviews

This was Saturday night's dinner and it was excellent. The cajun seasoning gave a nice "zip" to the scallops and served over the spinach, looked restaurant-quality good!Served this with a parmesan- sauced rice for a delicious dinner!

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Leslie in Texas February 04, 2008

This was great, but I did make some alterations due to what ingredients that I had on hand. I eliminated the bacon. I did not have the cajun seasoning so I use 1/2 tsp cayenne, 1 tsp garlic powder and 1/2 tsp dried basil. My husband said it was the best scallop dish he ever had. I agree that the pan must be very hot and the scallops should be moved more than absolutely necessary.

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elmill December 31, 2007

I just made the scallops but used one teaspoon old bay instead of the cajun seasoning. My family really enjoyed them.

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bmcnichol October 31, 2012

This recipe was just wonderful. It is restaurant quality. We loved the cajun seasoning. Thanks for sharing.

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gwynn September 28, 2012

First time cooking scallops - used this recipe. Had issues keeping the breading from breaking up as I turned them while cooking. Wilted spinach was too vinegar-y for our tastes.

I don't think I would make this again. Even tweaked.

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MechanicalJen March 25, 2012

This recipe was fabulous and it made a wonderful presentation. I rinsed the scallops and dried them with a paper towel, this way the coating stuck to the scallops while cooking. They had a nice golden color. Didn't change a thing, but next time I may saute some garlic because we love garlic. Can't wait to try this for my dinner guests. Again what a nice presentation this dish made.

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daduk May 15, 2010

We loved this! We halved the scallops part of the recipe because there were only 2 of us, but left the spinach portion the same. To the spinach we added fresh minced garlic. Be careful not to add salt to this recipe...the bacon makes it salty enough on its own. Thanks for this great recipe!

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Kohtzy May 13, 2010

First time cooking scallops and we all enjoyed this recipe very much for mothers day - we used a zaar recipe for the cajun seasoning and could have went with using 2 tsps instead of just the one

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karen in tbay May 09, 2010

This was simple and wonderful. I love spinach and scallops so the combination was fabulous. The only change that I made was to add some fresh garlic to the pan before I added the spinach and then squeezed some fresh lemon over the top when it was plated. Great recipe and so easy.

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jsgood February 19, 2010

great great easy recipe! it was our first time as well to cook scallops and we had it tonight for v-day! :) we had humongous scallops, so I think we should have cooked them maybe a minute or even half minute longer, but DH (fiance really, we get married in July - hehe) said no way - they were perfect! we didn't have any bacon so we left it out, and still i feel like this was absolutely awesome. we will definitely do this again, thank you!!

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speedgrl February 14, 2010
Pan Seared Scallops