Coquilles St. Jacques - Two Ways
Why I Love This Recipe
Ingredients You'll Need
1/4 c. melted butter
1/4 c. flour
1/2 tsp. prepared mustard
1 tsp. salt
Dash of pepper
1 c. milk and juice from sauted mushrooms/onions
1 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
dash lemon or lime
1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese
+ shredded gruyere, swiss, on top
1 tsp. minced shallots or onion
lots of sliced mushrooms
2 tbsp. butter
Scallops, cut in small pieces
optional: 1 lb. shrimp, clean, cooked and halved
season with thyme, cajun?
1/4 c. sherry wine, white wine, whiskey ?
dash hot sauce
Grated Parmesan cheese for topping before putting in oven
buttered panko bread crumbs for topping
Saute seafood in butter /olive oil till opaque, sear some scallops for brown bits.
In saucepan melt 1/4 cup butter; stir in next 4 ingredients, then the milk.
Cook, stirring until thickened.
Remove from heat, then fold in the cheese and Worcestershire sauce.
In another saucepan, saute the onion in the 2 tablespoon butter, then add the scallops, shrimp, lobster, parsley and sauce.
Add the sherry wine.
Place everything in an oven proof dish, cover top with mashed potatoes like a pie,
Sprinkle with extra grated cheese and bread crumbs.
Cook at 350° for 30 to 40 minutes.
If needed, brown under broiler and serve.