Fried Sea Scallops

1
Amy Herald

By
@Meave

This is my kid's favorite dish to order at our favorite seafood restaurant in coastal North Carolina. They are so good! This isn't a copy cat recipe, just me trying to mimick an awesome dish. I think I've come close!

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Comments:
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Pan Fry

Ingredients

  • 12-14
    fresh or frozen sea scallops, thawed and patted dry
  • 1
    egg
  • 1/2 c
    milk
  • 1 c
    flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • dash(es)
    ground pepper
  • ·
    canola oil for frying

How to Make Fried Sea Scallops

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat 1 inches of oil in a deep skillet.
  2. Meanwhile, whisk together milk and eggs until smooth. Pour into a shallow bowl.
  3. Sift together flour, salt, pepper in a shallow bowl.
  4. Roll Scallops in flour, dip in egg wash and then roll in flour again.
  5. Gently place scallops into the hot oil. Cook until golden and crispy, about 2 minutes per side. Drain on wire rack or paper towels.
  6. Sprinkle with a bit more salt if desired.

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