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Breaded Scallops

Raw Scallop for Breaded Scallops

Use fresh or frozen scallops for this tasty Breaded Scallops recipe with a breaded coating seasoned with dried Italian seasoning.


1 pound fresh or frozen scallops
1 cup buttermilk
4 slices whole wheat bread (or approx. 1 cup dried bread crumbs)
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste


Lightly toast bread and allow to cool. Place bread in a blender or food processor and pulse-blend into bread crumbs Combine bread crumbs, Italian seasoning and salt and pepper to taste in a shallow dish. Rinse scallops with cold water and gently pat dry with paper towels. Place buttermilk in a shallow dish.

Dip scallops in buttermilk then in bread crumbs to coat all sides. Place scallops in a single layer on a baking sheet sprayed with nonstick spray. Bake at 450 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown and firm when pressed and scallops are white.

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 4 servings.
Serving size: 4 ounces
Calories: 170; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: trace; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 365mg; Carbohydrates: 16g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 23g

Did You Know?

Scallops should not be over-cooked or will become tough. They are usually shucked at the time they are caught and placed on ice. There are over 400 varieties of sea scallops.

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