Jim's Special Cajun Scallops

Jim's Special Cajun Scallops

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"Scallops coated with my own special seasoning and fried to a golden brown in butter."
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20 m servings 811 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 811 kcal
  • 41%
  • Fat:
  • 56.7 g
  • 87%
  • Carbs:
  • 42.2g
  • 14%
  • Protein:
  • 33.4 g
  • 67%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 200 mg
  • 67%
  • Sodium:
  • 2108 mg
  • 84%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Combine the bread crumbs, Parmesan cheese, and blackened seasoning in a large, resealable plastic bag.
  2. Dip the scallops into a bowl of heavy cream to coat.
  3. Place the scallops one at a time into the plastic bag; shake to coat with the seasoning mixture.
  4. Place the breaded scallop on a plate and repeat with the remaining scallops.
  5. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  6. Pan fry the scallops until golden brown, about 2 minutes on each side.


  • Editor's Note:
  • The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of the breading ingredients. The actual amount of the breading consumed will vary. We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.


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Good recipe, but breading falls apart in pan. Maybe if scallops are doubled dipped, the breading would stay on. Nice twist for a scallop.

Pretty good. Definitely something different to make with scallops & very easy.

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