Batter-Dipped Sea Scallops

Batter-Dipped Sea Scallops

Tags: Main Course

  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 6 min
  • Ready Time: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil, for deep frying
  • 1 large egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening, melted
  • OR 3 tablespoons Crisco® Baking Sticks All-Vegetable Shortening, melted
  • 1/2 cup Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pounds sea scallops
  • Purchased tartar sauce
  • Lemon wedges

Preparation Directions

  • HEAT 2 or 3 inches shortening to 365ºF in deep fryer or deep saucepan.
  • COMBINE egg, milk and shortening in medium bowl.
  • COMBINE flour, sugar and salt in separate bowl. Add to egg mixture; beat until smooth. Pat scallops dry. Dip scallops in batter. Drain off excess.
  • FRY a few at a time 1 1/2 to 3 minutes (depending on size) or until golden brown. Turn as needed for even browning. Drain on paper towels.
  • SERVE with tartar sauce and lemon wedges.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

Serving Size (1/4 of recipe), Calories 700 (Calories from Fat 420), Total Fat 48g (Saturated Fat 6g, Trans Fat 0g), Cholesterol 140mg, Sodium 790mg, Total Carbohydrate 23g (Dietary Fiber 1g, Sugars 4g), Protein 42g; Percent Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4%, Vitamin C 25%, Calcium 10%, Iron 10%.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.