Recipe: Coconut Scallops

New Year’s Day in my house means seafood! Not sure where the tradition started but we always make an assortment of seafood appetizers to nibble on throughout the day. Here is an easy scallop recipe that only takes a few minutes!

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Coconut Scallops1 egg
1/3 cup shredded coconut meat

1/3 cup plain bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3/4 pound sea scallop
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon vegetable oil (or coconut oil)
1/4 teaspoon lemon grass
lime wedges

1. In a shallow bowl, beat the egg.

2. In another bowl, combine the coconut, bread crumbs, lemon grass, salt and pepper.
3. Dip scallops in egg, then roll in coconut mixture.
4. In a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat
5. Add scallops; cook for 4-5 minutes or until scallops are opaque and coating is golden brown, turning once.
6. Drizzle with fresh lime juice right before eating.


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