coquilles st. jacques

★★★★★ 1
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By Linda Mitchell
from Ocean City, MD

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
serves 4
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min

Ingredients For coquilles st. jacques

  • 1 pt
    sea scallops
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 c
    cream
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    sauteed mushrooms
  • salt and white pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp
    sherry or brandy
  • 1/2 c
    plain bread crumbs
  • DIRECTIONS SO SIMPLE

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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