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Scallops Au Gratin

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Ingredients
  Scallops 2 Large
  Milk 1⁄3 Pint
  Lemon slices 3
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce
  Flour 1 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Grated cheddar cheese 3 Ounce
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 1 Ounce (1 Heaped Tablespoon)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (To Garnish:)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY

1) Open the scallops and remove beard from fish. Use shell to use as serving dish.
2) Clean and wash. Cut scallops into 6 or 8 pieces.
3) Preheat moderate oven (355°F. - Gas Mark 4)

MAKING
4) In a saucepan put scallops, milk, lemon slices and seasoning. Boil and lower heat. Let it poach for 15-20 minutes
5) Drain the liquid and keep aside. Remove the lemon slices.
6) In a saucepan melt 1 oz. of the butter over low heat.
7) Mix flour and cook gently for 1 minute, gently add cooking liquor and stir.
8) Boil the mixture, check seasoning. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
9) Mix in cooked scallops and 2 oz. of the cheese.
10) Heat thoroughly. Mix the mixture into scallop shells.
11) Melt butter on low heat, take off from heat and add breadcrumbs with a fork.
12) Add cheese.
13) Sprinkle mixture over scallops.
14) Put on baking tray and bake for 15 minutes till brown.

SERVING
15) Serve with chopped parsley on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Scallop
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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