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Air Fryer Breaded Sea Scallops

Prep:10 mins Cook:5 mins Total:15 mins Servings:4

½ cup finely crushed buttery crackers (such as Ritz®)

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon seafood seasoning (such as Old Bay®)

2 tablespoons butter, melted

1 pound dry sea scallops, patted dry

cooking spray

Step 1: Preheat the air fryer to 390 degrees F (198 degrees C).

Step 2: Mix cracker crumbs, garlic powder, and seafood seasoning together in a shallow bowl. Place melted butter in a second shallow bowl.

Step 3: Dip each scallop in the melted butter and then roll in the breading until completely coated. Set on a plate and repeat with the remaining scallops.

Step 4: Lightly spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray. Arrange scallops in the prepared basket so that they are not touching each other; you may need to work in batches.

Step 5: Cook in the preheated air fryer for 2 minutes. Turn scallops over gently with a small spatula and cook until opaque, about 2 more minutes.

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