1 large egg
1/3 cup mashed potato flakes
1/3 cup seasoned bread crumbs
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
6 sea scallops (about 3/4 pound)
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon canola oil
1In a shallow bowl, lightly beat egg. In another bowl, toss potato flakes and bread crumbs with salt and pepper. In a third bowl, toss scallops with flour to coat lightly. Dip in egg, then in potato mixture, patting to adhere.
2In a large skillet, heat butter and oil over medium heat. Add scallops; cook until golden brown and scallops are firm and opaque, 2-3 minutes per side.
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
Makes 2 servings
3 scallops: 454 calories, 23g fat (9g saturated fat), 164mg cholesterol, 1262mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 28g protein.