Coquilles St. Jacques

Linda Mitchell


Thirty Years ago my husband and i were shopping in a speciality cook store and i purchased a set of baking shells. The recipe come with the set. I have made this scallop dish many times since then and it is delicious,EASY,and inpressive.


★★★★★ 1 vote

15 Min
10 Min


  • 1 pt
    sea scallops
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    sauteed mushrooms
  • ·
    salt and white pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp
    sherry or brandy
  • 1/2 c
    plain bread crumbs

How to Make Coquilles St. Jacques


  1. Clean scallops rinse, and pat dry on paper towel.
    If scallops are large cut in pieces. Melt butter and saute scallops and mushrooms. NOTE: cut mushrooms in small pieces as well.
  2. Stir in 3 talespoons flour a little at a time blending well. medium heat.
    Add milk and cream slowly, cook and stir until slightly thickened. Add salt, white pepper and sherry or brandy.
  3. Divide mixture into four baking shells.
    Cover each with bread crumbs.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees until the bread crumbs are brown. Note: keep a eye on scallops it doesn't take to long to brown.
  5. I have prepared this inpressive seafood dish for company and it was always a big hit. A plump baked potato and green vegetable is all you need and of coarse, one of your favorite deserts.

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About Coquilles St. Jacques

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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