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Fried Scallops
2 pounds Florida scallops
2 Florida eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon black pepper
1/8 tablespoon Florida milk
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups dry bread crumbs
vegetable oil for frying

Rinse scallops with cold water to remove any remaining shell particles. Beat together eggs, salt, pepper and milk. Dredge scallops in flour, dip in egg mixture then coat with dry bread crumbs. Place scallops in skillet with approximately 1/2 inch of hot, but not smoking, oil. Fry at 350 degrees F for 2-3 minutes or until golden brown, turn once during cooking. Drain on a paper towel. Serve plain or with a sauce.

Yield: 6 servings

Per serving: calories 380, calories from fat 130, total fat 14g, saturated fat 3g, cholesterol 115mg, total carbohydrate 27g, protein 31g.

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