|2 cups • All-purpose flour|
|3/4 tsp • Salt|
|1 tsp • Freshly ground pepper|
|1 • Egg • beaten|
|1 tbsp • Water|
|1 cup • Bread crumbs or Panko|
|20 • Scallops|
|• Oil • for frying|
Combine flour, salt and pepper in a medium bowl.
Mix egg and water in a separate medium bowl.
Place bread crumbs or Panko on a plate or tray.
First dredge the scallops in the flour mixture, then dip in the egg mixture, finishing up by dredging in the bread crumbs.
Place the coated scallops on a plate or tray, cover with cling film and chill for 30 minutes.
Pour oil in heavy saucepan and heat to 375 degrees. Fry scallops in batches, about 2 minutes per side or until golden brown.
Drain on paper towels, serve hot with with lemon wedges.