Baked Scallops on Sea Shells

Ingredients

To Start

  • Preheat over to 375 degrees

What You'll Need

  • 4 Tablespoons butter + additional for on top
  • 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon Chile powder
  • 1/2 cup Panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 pound fresh Sea Scallops (or frozen and thawed)
  • 1 fresh lemon cut into wedges
  • 1 small block of Gruyere cheese

Method

1

Make sure the scallops are blotted dry with a paper towel

2

In a medium size saute pan over medium heat, melt the butter. Brush each shell lightly with some of the melted butter. Add the garlic, Chile powder and bread crumbs to the butter and toast lightly; about 1 minute. Place one tablespoon of the crumb mixture on each shell; place three scallops on top of crumbs; squeeze a small amount of lemon juice on top of the scallops. Finish with another tablespoon of the crumbs on top; followed with a small pat of butter.

3

Bake for 20-25 minutes or till the scallops are opaque; remove from oven and top with slivers of cheese; return to the oven broiler for 1 minutes or less till cheese is melted

4

Garnish with a fresh flat leaf parsley

Note: you will need 3 large scallops for each shell