Bay Scallops with White Wine and Herbed Butter



Serving size

4 ounces scallops and 2 Tbsp. butter
30 Minutes

This recipe may be halved. Leftover butter keeps well for about 3 to 4 days tightly covered in the refrigerator or it can be frozen.

Serve with Roasted Beets or Pan Grilled Broccoli or Pan Grilled Asparagus or Healthy Caesar Salad

Serve with Jasmine Rice


Bay Scallops with White Wine and Herbed Butter


3 Tbsp. Unsalted butter
1 1/2 tsp. Garlic, raw (minced)
3 Tbsp. chopped Shallots, raw
5 Tbsp. Fresh parsley
1 Tbsp. Fresh dill
3 Tbsp. Lemon juice
2 Tbsp. Sherry
32 Ounce Sea scallops (Bay Scallops)
4 Tbsp White wine


Blend the butter, garlic, shallot, parsley, dill, lemon juice, and sherry together in a mixing bowl.

Preheat the oven to 325°F.

Place 4 ounce portions of scallops in au gratin or similar dish.

Add 2 Tablespoons of herbed butter to each dish.

Add 2 Tablespoons of wine to each dish.

Place in the pre-heated oven and cook until the scallops are done - about 12 - 15 minutes (this will be when they turn milky white but are still slightly tender to the touch).

Serve this recipe with one of these starch side dishes.

Jasmine Rice

In a medium sauce pan, heat the water and salt. When the water boils, stir in the jasmine rice. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, partially covered, for about 20-30 minutes. Do not boil away all of the liquid and do not stir the rice. When a very small amount…


Serve this recipe with one of these vegetable side dishes.

Caesar Salad

Place the garlic, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, lemon juice, mustard, honey, parmesan cheese, and yogurt in a blender or mini-chopper and process until smooth. Chill for at least 2 hours. Rinse the lettuce, drain, and dry in a salad spinner or patting gently with paper towels. Slice the lettuce crosswise and…

Pan Grilled Asparagus

Cut the woody ends off the base of the asparagus spears. Heat 1 quart of water in a shallow pan over medium-high heat. The water should never come to a full boil. Place the asparagus in the water and cook for about 5 – 7 minutes until the spears begin…

Pan Grilled Broccoli

Trim the bottom inch of the stem from the broccoli. Using a vegetable peeler, peel the tough outer layer from the stems. Heat 1 quart of water in a large sauce pan or stock pot fitted with a steamer basket over high heat. When the water is boiling, add the…

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GERD / Acid Reflux

This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.


Avoid this recipe if you are lactose intolerant.

Coumadin® (Warfarin)

This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

Gluten Sensitivity

This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


This is a low sodium recipe.

Recipe Notes

This herbed butter will work for most any seafood. Broiling halibut or trout is wonderful but you can also use shrimp in place of scallops.

"Wine makes a symphony of a good meal."

Fernande Garvin, Cookbook author