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Florida Seafood Recipe

Fried Scallops

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

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