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Seafood Coquilles

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Ingredients
  Mussels 1 Pint (600 Milliliter)
  Queen scallops 6 Ounce (175 Gram)
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Finely chopped onion 1 Tablespoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Mushrooms 2 Ounce, sliced (50 Gram)
  Fresh white breadcrumbs 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4.
2. Prepare the mussels by washing and scrubbing them.

MAKING
3. In an ovenproof dish place them along with a little water and bake such that they open.
4. Take the mussels out of the shells and keep aside.
5. Take the scallops and separate their white parts and corals.
6. In a frying pan melt half of the butter and sauté the onion, garlic and mushrooms such that they are lightly colored.
7. Add the mussels and scallops and heat through gently.
8. Take 4 deep scallop shells, butter them and sprinkle half of the breadcrumbs in them.
9. Distribute the seafood mixture among the shells equally and keep aside.
10. In a pan boil 4 tablespoons of water along with wine and lemon juice such that they reduce and spoon it over the mixture in the shells.
11. In another bowl combine the remaining breadcrumbs, chopped parsley and seasoning and scatter over the filled shells.
12. Pour the remaining butter melted over the top of the filled shells, arrange them on a baking tray and bake in the oven for about 15 minutes such that golden brown.

SERVING
13. Serve warm on a serving plate with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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