You don't need a bunch of ingredients or a lot of time to make a
delicious meal with scallops.  A little bit of love and a minimal bit of skill
will bring out the sweet taste of the scallop to your palate.  Here are
three quick and easy to make recipes for scallops that I hope you will
enjoy.


Pan Fried Scallops

What you need:

  • 1 lb fresh sea scallops (medium sized)
  • 1/3 cup bread crumbs
  • 3 T butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • dash of paprika (1/16 t)
  • 1 lemon

What you do:

  • In medium bowl, combine salt, pepper, paprika and bread
    crumbs; add scallops and roll until coated.  Heat butter in large
    skillet over medium-high heat.  Add scallops and fry until golden-
    brown, approximately 6 to 8 minutes, turning occasionally.  
    Serve with lemon wedges.


Scallops Italiano

What you need:

  • 1 lb large sea scallops
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1/4 t pepper
  • 1/8 t salt
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 11/2 t fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • 2 T fresh parsley, chopped
  • 11/2 c tomatoes, diced
  • 1 T lemon juice

What you do:

  • In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes, parsley, basil, garlic,
    lemon juice, salt and pepper.  Heat oil in a large skillet.  Add
    scallops and cook over medium-high heat for 2 minutes on each
    side.  Add the other ingredients from bowl and cook until heated
    through (no more than 2 minutes) while stirring.


Quick and Easy Scallops

What you need:

  • 1 lb bay scallops
  • 2 T olive oil
  • lemon pepper

What you do:

  • Season scallops with lemon pepper per taste.  In a medium
    skillet, heat oil on high heat.  Add scallops to skillet and cook for
    5 minutes, turning scallops over halfway through cooking.  
    Serve with lemon wedges or melted butter.
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