Cheesy Baked Scallops

5 from 9 reviews


  • 1kg fresh scallops, shucked and cleaned
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 cups colby jack cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped finely
  • lemon wedges


  1. Make sure you leave one part of the scallop shell after cleaning and shucking the scallops.
  2. Combine butter, garlic and salt in a small bowl and mix well.
  3. Assemble scallops on a baking pan.
  4. Put a small amount of the butter-garlic mixture, cheese, and parsley on each scallop.
  5. Bake at 350ºF/177ºC for 15-20 minutes or until cheese is light brown and bubbly.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges and hot sauce.