Air Fryer Breaded Scallops Recipe

  • Yield: 4
  • Servings: 4
  • Prep Time: 5m
  • Cook Time: 8m
  • Ready In: 13m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

  • Carbohydrates

    18.6 g
  • Cholesterol

    37.4 mg
  • Fat

    2.0 g
  • Fiber

    1.5 g
  • Protein

    22.0 g
  • Saturated Fat

    0.3 g
  • Serving Size

  • Sodium

    392.1 mg
  • Sugar

    1.9 g
  • Trans Fat

    0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat

    0.8 g
  • Potassium

    456.5 mg
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Air fryer breaded scallops recipe. Enjoy a delicious, healthy meal of breaded scallops in minutes with this easy air fryer recipe. All you need is a few simple ingredients and a few minutes of your time to make scrumptious breaded scallops. Try this air fryer recipe for a nutritious and fast meal that’s packed with flavor.

What Are the Benefits of Cooking with an Air Fryer?

Cooking with an air fryer is becoming increasingly popular due to its convenience and health benefits. An air fryer cooks food by circulating hot air around the food, resulting in crispier and healthier meals. Air fryers also require less oil than traditional frying methods, making them a healthier option for those looking to reduce their fat intake.

Additionally, air fryers are easy to use and can be used to create a variety of delicious recipes that can be cooked quickly and easily.


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What are Breaded Scallops and Why You Should Make Them in an Air Fryer

Breaded scallops are a delicious and healthy seafood dish that can be cooked in an air fryer. Not only are they quick and easy to make, but they also provide a unique flavor that is sure to please everyone at the dinner table.

With the use of an air fryer, you can make breaded scallops in no time, making them perfect for busy weeknights or special occasions.

Air Fryer Breaded Scallops Recipe

This air fryer breaded scallop recipe is an easy yet delicious dinner option. Developed by chef Sara Lynn, the recipe includes a few simple steps, including making the coating, dipping the scallops, and then air frying them. Once done, the result is tender, juicy scallops in a crunchy, flavorful coating.

1) Air fryers are a great tool for creating tasty, healthy recipes;

2) A simple coating of crushed crackers and lemon zest makes for a flavorful, crunchy texture;

3) Air frying the scallops is an easy and quick way to achieve a delicious dinner.


  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound (480 g) fresh scallops
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Step 1

Place beaten egg in a small bowl. In a separate bowls, place breadcrumbs and flour.

Step 2

Dredge scallops in the flour, then shake off any excess. Dip coated scallops in the egg and roll in breadcrumbs. Lightly brush with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper.

Step 3

Preheat your air fryer to 400 F (200 C) for 5 minutes.

Step 4

Place scallops in the air fryer basket. Fry at 360 F 9180 C) for 6-8 minutes, or until they are firm.

Step 5

Remove frier scallops from the air fryer and transfer to a serving plate. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Comment (1)

  1. posted by Candace on March 29, 2022

    Recipe was easy, scallops were juicy but the breading had no flavor.


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