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Fried Scallops

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Ingredients
  Scallops 1 Quart
  Cold water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cracker/Fine bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Cooking oil/Fat 3 Tablespoon
Directions

If scallops are, large cut each into 4.
Soak scallops in.cold salted water for 3 minutes .(allowing l.tbsp.salt to 1 cup water).
Drain and dust with pepper.
Beat eggs and combine with 2 tbsp. cold water.
Dip scallops into egg water mixture, roll in cracker or bread crumbs, and fry in deep hot fat (380 F.) until deep brown.
A single layer of scallops should be fried at one time.
Serve with tartar sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Fried
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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