Easy Yummy Baked Scallops

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Here we are flavoring baked scallops with rich flavors like paprika, parsley and cheese. You can serve these with your favorite greens and perhaps treat yourself to some hot fries on the side too.


  • 1 pound (450g) scallops (could be either bay or sea)
  • 1 cup (85g) crushed Ritz crackers
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • ¼ cup (30g) shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 3 minced garlic cloves


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Toss the crushed Ritz crackers, onion powder, paprika, parsley, and cheese in a medium sized bowl.
  3. Mix in the scallops with some of the cracker blend, and toss to complete the coating.
  4. Melt butter in a skillet over low heat.
  5. Toss in garlic and allow to cook for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  6. Empty melted garlic topped butter into a glass oven dish and place scallops on top, pour the remaining cracker blend on top.
  7. Place inside the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Serve hot, garnished with a wedge of lime.


Try serving these in scallop shells for an extra fancy dish!