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Coquille Saint Jacques

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  Scallops 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Dry white wine 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Green onions 1⁄2 Bunch (50 gm), minced
  Mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper powder To Taste
  Nutmeg To Taste
  Hot red pepper 1 Pinch
  Heavy cream 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon
  Sherry 4 Tablespoon
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Grated swiss cheese 2 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 2 Tablespoon
  Lemon 4 , thinly sliced (For Garnishing)
  Parsley sprigs 2 (For Garnishing)

Wash and drain the scallops.
Combine with the wine in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.
Lower heat and simmer for six minutes.
Strain and reserve the liquid.
Heat the butter in a skillet and saute the onions for five minutes.
Add the mushrooms and saute five minutes longer.
Stir in the flour and cook, stirring, until thickened.
Add the scallops, reserved liquid, salt, peppers and nutmeg.
Simmer, stirring, for about five minutes.
Blend in the cream, lemon juice and sherry.
Pour some of this sauce into scallop shells, real or ceramic, or ramekins.
Arrange the scallops over the sauce.
Sprinkle with the parsley, cheese and bread crumbs.
Dot with one tablespoon butter in each shell.
Bake at 400 degrees for about ten minutes, or until the cheese is melted and golden.
Decorate each shell with a very thin lemon slice and a parsley sprig.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2171 Calories from Fat 834

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g145.9%

Saturated Fat 55.8 g279.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 490.8 mg163.6%

Sodium 2230.2 mg92.9%

Total Carbohydrates 118 g39.2%

Dietary Fiber 17.1 g68.2%

Sugars 11.1 g

Protein 139 g277.2%

Vitamin A 161.9% Vitamin C 482.5%

Calcium 79% Iron 63.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Coquille Saint Jacques Recipe