Baked Scallops W/ Spicy Peanut Topping
Baked Scallops w/ Spicy Peanut Topping have Thai accents w/ the inclusion of peanuts to the topping. Bake til topping has slightly browned.
Start to finish: 20 min.
1 tsp. olive oil
1 1/2 lbs. sea scallops
1/3 c. seasoned breadcrumbs
1/3 c. salted roasted peanuts
1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/s tsp. grated fresh ginger
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1 tbsp. butter, melted & cooled
Preheat oven to 425 deg. F.
Coat bottom of shallow 9″ round cake pan w/ olive oil. Arrange scallops in single layer in pan. Set aside.
In food processor, combine breadcrumbs, peanuts, red pepper flakes, ginger & garlic. Process til resembles coarse sand. W/ processor on, drizzle in melted butter & pulse til combined.
Use fingers to sprinkle breadcrumb mixture over scallops. Bake til scallops cooked thru & topping is lightly browned, about 12-14 min.