Baked Bay Scallops
Yield: 4 servings
2 sticks butter, room temp
1 cup fresh bread crumbs
6 cloves garlic, crushed
2 Tbsp onion, minced
1/2 cup parsley, chopped
1/4 cup white wine or sherry
juice of 1/2 lemon
salt and pepper
2 Tbsp oil
2 Tbsp onion, diced
1 1/2 lb fresh bay scallops
1/2 lb mushrooms, sliced
Mix together butter, breadcrumbs, garlic, minced onion, parsley,
wine, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Form into roll
and wrap with waxed paper. Chill until firm, at least 1 hr. Preheat
oven 450 F. Grease shallow baking dish.
Heat oil in large skillet over med heat until haze forms. Add diced
onion and saute until soft but not browned. Add scallops and
mushrooms and salt and pepper to taste and saute briefly. Drain
off liquid. Arrange scallop mixture in prepared dish. Slice garlic
butter and arrange evenly over scallops.
Bake until butter is hot and bubbly, 5-10 mins. Serve immediately.
Scallops can also be broiled. Place about 3" from heat and broil
until bubbly, 3-5 mins.