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Simple Herbed Scallops

Living in Kansas, fresh seafood can be hard to come by. Luckily, frozen scallops aren't. This dish offers coastal flavor to those of us in the Midwest. —Sarah Befort, Hays, Kansas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1/2 to 3/4 pound sea scallops
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 3/4 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley or 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons minced fresh chives or 1/2 teaspoon dried chives
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced fresh tarragon or 1/8 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 tablespoons dry bread crumbs


  • Preheat oven to 350°. Place scallops in a greased 1-qt. baking dish. Mix 2 tablespoons melted butter, lemon juice, herbs, garlic salt and pepper; drizzle over scallops.
  • Mix bread crumbs with remaining melted butter; sprinkle over top. Bake, uncovered, until scallops are firm and opaque, 20-25 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 serving: 260 calories, 18g fat (11g saturated fat), 73mg cholesterol, 754mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 15g protein.

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