Recipes

Coquilles St. Jacques

Ingredients

1 lb fresh scallops
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup celery, chopped
1 1/2 cups sliced mushrooms
2 scallions, chopped
2 tbs green pepper, chopped
2 tbs flour
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
1 bay leaf
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup whipping cream
1 egg yolk
1 tbs chopped pimiento
2 tbs butter melted
3 tbs dry bread crumbs
3 tbs Parmesan cheese
sage leaves for garnish
  • ¬†In a large saucepan, saute celery, mushrooms and onions in butter until tender.
  • Stir in green pepper, flour, salt, pepper, bay leaf and wine, mix well.
  • Add scallops, then cook over medium heat until mixture boils and thickens, stirring occasionally.
  • Cover and simmer for about 5 minutes or until scallops are firm.
  • Beat together cream and egg yolk until well mixed, then stir into scallop along with pimiento, and cook until mixture begins to bubble.
  • Remove bay leaf, then spoon mixture into 4 lightly greased shells, individual baking dishes or a 1 1/2 quart shallow casserole dish.
  • Combine melted butter, bread crumbs and cheese and sprinkle over each serving.
  • Place under broiler for a few minutes to brown crumbs and heat through.

Servings

4

Prep

20 min

Cook

5 min

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Skill Level

Easy