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Garlic baked Scallops

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4
Perfect dish for either starter or main course


  • • 20 sea scallops, rinsed and drained
  • • 75g butter, melted
  • • 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • • 2 shallots, chopped
  • • 3 pinches ground nutmeg
  • • 110g breadcrumbs
  • • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • • 4 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • • salt and pepper to taste
  • • lemon wedges for garnish


  • STEP 1
    Preheat oven to 220 C / Gas 7.
  • STEP 2
    Place scallops, melted butter, garlic and shallots in a bowl. Season with nutmeg, salt and pepper. Stir gently to combine. Transfer to a baking dish.
  • STEP 3
    In a separate bowl, combine breadcrumbs and olive oil. Sprinkle on top of scallops.
  • STEP 4
    Bake in preheated oven until breadcrumbs are brown and scallops are done, about 11 to 14 minutes. Top with parsley and serve with lemon wedges on the side.

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