Fried Scallops

Flounder Deep Fry the Perfect Way

Perfect Scallops with Dill and Cracker


  • 1 pound scallops (preferably Bay)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 cups cracker meal
  • 1 quart vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Mix the scallops with 1/2 of the salt and drain the excessive water. Let it set at room temperature for 15 min

2. Beat eggs well and pour in wide shallow bowl

3. Season the flour with remaining salt and black pepper in wide plate.

4. Combine cracker meal with dill and garlic powder in another wide plate.

5. Toss the scallops in flour as batches of 6 - 8 and dust it very well all sides

6. Dip the escallops in the egg, and the cracker meals until all coated

7. Heat the oil in heavy saucepan about 36F and cook for deep fry about 2 -3 min until the scallops golden brown ... Enjoy