Baked Scallop Casserole “Downeast” Style

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Baked Scallop Casserole “Downeast” Style

This delicious and easy to make scallop dish will become your new go-to recipe! Simple ingredient list and ready in 25 minutes.

Sweet, buttery garlic with a golden crunch from the secret ingredient - oyster cracker breadcrumbs!


Servings: 3 people

Keywords: Scallops

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins

Ingredients

Instructions

Ingredients

    Scallops

    • 1 lb Naked Sea Scallops thaw and patted dry
    • 2 tbsp. Butter melted
    • ¼ cup White Wine use what you drink!
    • 1 tsp. Fresh Garlic chopped finely
    • to taste Kosher Salt + Fresh Ground Black Pepper

    Oyster Cracker Topping

    • 6 tbsp. Butter melted
    • 2 cups Oyster crackers coarsely ground / crushed
    • 2 tbsp. Fresh Parsley chopped
    • ½ each Lemon zest

    Instructions

    1. Pre heat oven to 450°F.
    2. Pulse oyster crackers in a food processor until coarsely ground. If you do not have a food processor, place in Ziploc bag and crush until coarse.
    3. Add melted butter, parsley, and lemon zest. Pulse (or mix well) JUST to combine and keep chilled.
    4. In a bowl, combine the scallops, garlic, wine, and melted butter. Toss well to combine.
    5. Season scallops with salt and pepper.
    6. Transfer to a casserole dish in one layer. Sprinkle the cracker mixture evenly over the scallops.
    7. Bake for 14-16 minutes, until crumbs have browned and scallops are cooked through.