Breaded Scallops

  • Preparation Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 3 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings


  • 1 lb medium Scallops
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 cup Flour
  • 1 large Egg, lightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 cups Bread Crumbs
  • Oil (for deep frying)
  • Lemon wedges, to garnish
  • Your favorite Tartar Sauce


If using medium scallops, leave whole. Cut jumbo scallops in half. Lightly season scallops with salt and pepper. Dredge scallops in flour and coat with egg. Then dredge them in bread crumbs. Deep fry breaded scallops 2 to 3 minutes. Garnish with lemon and a sprig of parsley, and serve with tartar sauce.