Baked Scallops With Oyster Cracker Crumbs

Course : Seafoods
Serves: 4
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2 cloves garlic -- halved
1 bunch italian parsley -- a handful
2 cups oyster crackers
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1 medium grated orange peel -- of 1 orange
1 teaspoon salt -- to taste
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper -- to taste
1 1/2 pounds scallops
1/8 cup olive oil -- for drizzling

Preparation / Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 F. Have on hand a 9x13" baking dish. In the bowl of a food processor, combine the garlic and parsley. Pulse until the mixture is coarsely chopped. Add the crackers and process again just until they are crushed. Add the paprika, orange rind, salt, and pepper and process just until thoroughly combined. Set the scallops in the baking dish. Sprinkle with the crumb mixture and drizzle with the oil. Bake 20 minutes or until they feel springy when pressed. Serve at once.


Nutritional Information:

312 Calories (kcal); 11g Total Fat; (31% calories from fat); 31g Protein; 21g Carbohydrate; 56mg Cholesterol; 420mg Sodium

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