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Baked Sea Scallops

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)


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Sea scallops are baked with butter and basil and parsley.


  • 2 pounds fresh sea scallops
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 tablespoons finely chopped parsley
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried leaf basil, crumbled
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


Wash sea scallops in cold water; put on paper towels and pat with paper towels to dry thoroughly. Place sea scallops in a large, lightly buttered baking dish in a single layer; dot with butter. Sprinkle sea scallops with parsley, dried basil, salt, and pepper. Bake at 350° for 5 minutes; stir to coat with butter and herbs and bake an additional 20 minutes. Serve with butter and herb sauce from baking dish and hot cooked rice or small pasta.
Baked sea scallops recipe serves 6.

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 5 out of 5
, Member brooksygirl

My husband and I loved this recipe. I served it over angel hair pasta. It was quick and easy but delicious enough to be served to company. Will definitely make it again.

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