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Learn how to broil scallops in this easy recipe. Broiling scallops allows for a hands-off cooking approach while still achieving the same golden crust you would get when searing.

EatingWell.com, September 2021

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat broiler with oven rack about 6 inches from heat source; place a baking sheet on the rack. Thoroughly pat scallops dry with a paper towel; drizzle with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

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  • When the broiler is preheated, carefully remove the hot baking sheet and arrange the scallops on it, evenly spaced with at least 1 inch between them. Broil until just opaque in the center and golden brown on top, 6 to 8 minutes, depending on size.

Nutrition Facts

about 3 scallops
138 calories; fat 7g; cholesterol 27mg; sodium 473mg; carbohydrates 4g; protein 14g; niacin equivalents 1mg; saturated fat 1g; vitamin a iu 4IU; potassium 235mg.
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