Baked Scallops

Smiley face INGREDIENTS:

  • 16 sea scallops, rinsed and drained
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 3 pinches ground nutmeg
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup bread crumbs
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • lemon wedges for garnish (optional)

  • METHOD:
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  • Place scallops, melted butter, garlic, and shallots in a bowl. Season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Stir gently to combine. Transfer to a casserole dish.
  • In a separate bowl, combine bread crumbs and olive oil. Sprinkle on top of scallops.
  • Bake in preheated oven until crumbs are brown and scallops are done, about 11 to 14 minutes. Top with parsley, and serve with lemon wedges on the side.