Curried Scallops In Pepper Shell

Curried scallops in pepper shell.
  • 1 pound scallops, fresh or frozen
  • 6 green peppers
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tablespoons grated onion
  • 1 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pimiento
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
  1. Thaw frozen scallops. Remove any shell particles and wash.
  2. Chop scallops.
  3. Cut peppers in half lengthwise and remove seeds.
  4. Wash peppers; cook in boiling salted water for 12 to 15 minutes.
  5. Drain.
  6. Combine egg, onion, seasonings and scallops.
  7. Fill peppers.
  8. Place in a baking pan, 11 x 7 x 1 inch.
  9. Combine butter and crumbs.
  10. Sprinkle over tops of peppers.
  11. Bake in a moderate oven, 350° F, for 25 to 30 minutes or until brown.
Serves 6.

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