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Simple Coquilles Saint Jacques Using White Vermouth

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Ingredients
  Bay scallops 1 Pound
  White vermouth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Mushrooms 4 , thinly sliced
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 4 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1.In a ceramic or small glass casserole, add water, vermouth, tarragon and parsely to the scallops.
2. Bring the casserole to a high fkame, and cook covered for 2 minuites.
3.Drain the scallops using s strain.Reserve

MAKING
4. In another small bowl, heat 2 tablespoons of butter.
5. Add mushrooms to the butter in the bowl and cook for 2 minuites.
6. Add the flour, reserved liquid and egg yokes and whipping cream to the mushrooms and mix well.
7. Mix the above mushroom sauce to the scallops.
8. Place the scallops in the sauce into the scallop shells or ramekins. Keep aside or refrigerate.
9. When ready to serve, re-heat in a micro-wave oven for 2 minutes ( on re-heat setting)
10. Once heated, sprinkly cheese and tiny dollops of butter on the scallops.
11.Place under the preheated broiler of a conventional oven for 3 minutes, until the cheese is lightly browned.

SERVING
12. Serve scallops cold or warm for dinner with a glass of wine white.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Quick
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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