Scallop Croquettes

Scallop croquettes.
Ingredients
  • 1 pound scallops, fresh or frozen
  • 1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons sherry
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
Instructions
  1. Thaw frozen scallops.
  2. Remove any shell particles and wash.
  3. Chop scallops.
  4. Cook scallops in butter for 3 to 4 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  5. Blend in flour and seasonings.
  6. Stir a little of the hot sauce into egg; add to remaining sauce, stirring constantly.
  7. Add sherry.
  8. Place mixture in a shallow pan and cool.
  9. Divide into 12 portions.
  10. Shape into cones and roll in crumbs.
  11. Chill in refrigerator for several hours.
  12. Fry in a basket in deep fat, 375° F, for 2 to 3 minutes or until brown.
  13. Drain on absorbent paper.
Notes
Serves 6.

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