How to Make Delicious Diver Scallop Cakes at Home
Diver Scallop Cakes
Diver scallops are one of the most delectable seafood delicacies, and making them into cakes elevates their flavors to new heights. This recipe is easy to follow and will help you make restaurant-quality Diver Scallop Cakes at home.
- 1 lb. of fresh Diver scallops
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1/4 cup minced onion
- 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1/4 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Lemon wedges for serving
Rinse the scallops and pat them dry with paper towels. Cut them into small pieces and place them in a bowl.
Add the mayonnaise, minced onion, chopped parsley, Dijon mustard, Worcestershire sauce, Old Bay seasoning, salt, and black pepper to the bowl. Mix everything together until well combined.
Add the panko breadcrumbs to the mixture and mix well. Let it sit for a few minutes until the breadcrumbs have absorbed some of the liquid.
Form the mixture into patties of your desired size.
Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add the patties to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes on each side, until they are golden brown and crispy.
Serve the scallop cakes hot with lemon wedges.
Q: Can I use frozen scallops for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can use frozen scallops. Make sure they are completely thawed before using them in the recipe.
Q: Can I make the scallop cakes ahead of time?
A: Yes, you can make the scallop cakes ahead of time and refrigerate them until you are ready to cook them.
Q: What can I substitute for Old Bay seasoning?
A: You can substitute any seafood seasoning of your choice or make your own blend using paprika, celery salt, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and dried thyme.
Diver Scallop Cakes are a tasty and easy way to impress your guests with a restaurant-quality dish at home. With this easy-to-follow recipe, you can make these delicious scallop cakes in no time. So why not give it a try and enjoy the flavors of the sea right in your own kitchen!