Baked Stuffed Sea Scallops

Baked Stuffed Sea Scallops (Placopecten magellanicus)

Deep sea scallop shells filled with a mixture of chopped scallop meat, bread crumbs, red bell pepper and seasonings.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Course: Appetizer, Main Course
Cuisine: Global
Keyword: baked, Placopecten Magellanicus, scallop, sea, stuffed
Servings: 4
Calories: 588kcal

Ingredients

  • 12-16 small Scallop Shells
  • 1 lb Scallops (Sea or Bay) diced
  • 1 stick Butter unsalted
  • 1 Small Onion diced
  • 1 Small Red Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 stalk Celery diced
  • 1/3 cup Dry White Wine
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • 3 tbsp Fresh Parsley chopped
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Melt the butter in a large frying pan over medium heat, add diced onion, celery and bell pepper and sauté until transparent.
  • Add the wine and Worcestershire sauce and mix well. Stir in bread crumbs, 2 tbsp parsley, 1 tsp paprika and brown the mixture, adding more wine if necessary to get a stuffing like consistency.
  • Combine the scallops with the stuffing. Fill the scallop shells with the mixture and sprinkle with remaining parsley, paprika and salt.
  • Place scallops shells on a baking tray and bake in 375°F oven for about 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm as an appetizer or as a meal with salad.

Nutrition

Sodium: 1260mg | Calcium: 122mg | Vitamin C: 10mg | Vitamin A: 1102IU | Sugar: 4g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 509mg | Cholesterol: 122mg | Calories: 588kcal | Trans Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Fat: 37g | Protein: 25g | Carbohydrates: 35g | Iron: 3mg
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