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Coquilles Saint Jacques

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Ingredients
  Butter 6 Tablespoon
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Dry mustard 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bon appetit 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Powdered horseradish 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Light cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), sliced
  Instant minced onion 2 Teaspoon
  Scallops 1⁄2 Pound
  Shrimp 1⁄2 Pound, cleaned and cooked
  Crab meat 1⁄4 Pound
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to temperature of 400 degrees.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons of the butter.
3) To the melted butter, add the dry mustard, flour, lemon peel, Bon Appetit and powdered horseradish. Stir well till blended.
4) Add the cream and cook the mixture, stirring well, till thickened.
5) In the remaining 2 tablespoon of butter, sauté the onion and mushrooms.
6) Take onion and mushrooms out of the pan with the help of a slotted spoon.
7) Add the scallops, that have been cut into bite-size pieces, to the butter in the pan. Saute for about 3 minutes.
8) Gut the shrimp into small pieces.
9) Combine together the mushrooms, sauce, scallops, shrimp, crab meat and sherry. Mix well.
10) Into shells or ramekins, spoon the mixture and top with the bread crumbs.
11) Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 minutes and then broil for some mixtures till lightly browned.

SERVING
12) Serve the Coquilles Saint Jacques while still hot. Makes a good main course dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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