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Shirley's Fried Scallops

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“These were always a treat for us growing up... My mom loved her seafood, and this one was such a TREAT!”
READY IN:
12mins
SERVES:
1
UNITS:
Metric

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 eggs
  • 236.59 ml unflavored breadcrumbs, to coat scallops
  • 2.46 ml salt
  • 453.59 g sea scallops (If large, cut in half or quarters)
  • vegetable oil, for deep frying

Directions

  1. Wash scallops in cold water, and drain on paper towel.
  2. Beat eggs.
  3. Add salt to crumbs.
  4. Roll scallops in crumbs, then dip in egg. Roll in crumbs again.
  5. Deep fry 2-3 minutes or until golden brown. Scallops are done when they are white in the middle.
  6. Drain on absorbent paper towels.
  7. Serve with lemon and ketchup, tarter sauce, or cocktail sauce.

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