From the bay or the sea, scallops take well to all kinds of cooking methods. Whether grilled, fried, or bacon-wrapped scallops, these easy recipes are ready in flash.

Deep-Fried Clams or Scallops

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Moist and tender, these crispy golden fried clams are a treat, especially when served with two homemade dipping sauces.

Total: 35 mins

How to Cook Scallops

Scallops are sweet, tender and delicious when cooked properly. The key factor in how to cook scallops that are moist and soft is to never overcook them. They only need a short amount of cooking time so make them at the very last minute and whatever you do, don't walk away from the stove as they are usually perfectly done in only 2 or 3 minutes depending upon size.

Scallops with Dill Sauce

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Have dinner on the table in no time with this easy grill recipe. Paprika adds a zesty flavor to the scallops.

Pancetta-Wrapped Scallops

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Sea scallops are larger than bay scallops but can be eaten in just a few bites, making them the perfect appetizer size.

Broiled Scallops with Parmesan Cream Sauce

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Sail through your next holiday party with a little help from this quick and easy recipe. Your guests will never believe that you prepared this delicious appetizer in only 30 minutes.

Oyster and Scallop Stew

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In American Colonial days, waters along the Eastern seaboard brimmed with oysters. Because many abstained from eating meat on Christmas Eve, scallops and oysters became a holiday food. As the railroad stretched across the country, oysters were transported to the plains. Today, even Midwesterners serve oyster stew on Christmas Eve or New Year's Eve.

Total: 30 mins

Citrus Shrimp and Scallops

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Serve these light shrimp, scallop, and orange kabobs with rice or couscous.

Pan-Seared Scallops

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Sweet scallops are given a Cajun-flavored crust, then tossed with balsamic-vinegar-dressed spinach and crisp-cooked bacon in no time flat for a dish that's both homey and elegant.

Total: 20 mins

Scallop and Asparagus Alfredo

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The combination of creamy alfredo, sophisticated scallops and crisp-tender asparagus make this an elegant dinner option.

Total: 30 mins

Linguine with Scallops

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Light in calories but not in flavor, the lemon and caper sauce adds zest to this pasta recipe.

Total: 25 mins

Fried Scallops

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Pan-fry scallops in a skillet with nonstick spray coating to keep the calorie count lower. Sprinkle with a tasty crumb mixture just before serving.

Scallop Kabobs

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Discover the delicate flavor of scallops in these low-calorie seafood kabobs. These are marinated in an orange-herb mixture and broiled to perfection.

Tex-Mex Seafood Gazpacho

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To carry this hearty soup to a potluck, transport the cold gazpacho in a thermos and pack the shrimp and scallops in an ice-filled cooler. Combine them just before serving.

Scallops with Pea Pods and Corn

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Miniature ears of corn, crisp-tender pea pods, and cherry tomatoes make scallops a tantalizing meal, perfect for both quick family fare and easy entertaining.

Moroccan Bouillabaisse

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Pinches of cumin, cinnamon, and saffron give this seafood favorite an African twist.

Total: 1 hr 15 mins
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