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scallops sautee

Garlic Cheddar Crusted Scallops

Plump Sea Scallops with a crust of garlic and cheddar!
Course Seafood
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Author Mimi Holtz


  • 12 large sea scallops
  • 1/2 cup crushed garlic and herb croutons
  • 1/4 cup Cabot Cheddar Shake powdered cheddar cheese
  • 1 tablespoon salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  • Place the croutons in a ziplock bag and press until finely crushed.
  • Add Cabot Cheddar Shake to the bag.
  • Add the scallops to the bag and shake until well coated.
  • In a large skillet, melt the butter with the olive oil over medium heat.
  • Place the coated scallops into the hot butter/oil, leaving space between them.
  • Sautee 2-3 minutes on each side until the coating is golden brown.