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legal seafood style scallops

Recipe by
Carol Brunell
Rochester Hills, MI

Whenever we get back to Mass., we make a beeline for a Legal Seafood Restaurant. After loosing this recipe I finally found it again in a pile of newspaper clippings. I had tried to recreate it several times but was always missing the buttermilk. This is our favorite way to eat scallops.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For legal seafood style scallops

  • 2 lb
    sea scallops
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 tsp
    fresh thyme leaves, minced
  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
    crushed ritz crackers
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1
    small lemon, halved

How To Make legal seafood style scallops

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • 2
    Place scallops in a bowl, season with salt and pepper, add thyme and buttermilk and toss to coat
  • 3
    Place scallops with buttermilk in the bottom of an oven proof dish, top with cracker crumbs and drizzle with butter
  • 4
    Bake for 20 minutes, squeeze lemon over scallops and serve

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