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Seafood Coquilles

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Finely chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs), sliced
  Sliced mushrooms 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  All-purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs) (10% cereal cream)
  Grated gruyere cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Gruyere cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs), grated
  Dry white wine 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Seafood 2 Pound (Scallops, Lobster, Haddock and Shrimp)
  Scallops 2 Pound
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, chopped
  Potatoes/Bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs), mashed
  Mashed potatoes/Bread crumbs 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
Directions

MAKING
1) Fry onion and mushrooms quickly by turning frequently and until tender, about 5 minutes.
2) Remove from heat.
3) Stir in flour, salt and pepper until well blended.
4) Slowly mix in cream.
5) Transfer to heat and allow to boil, mixing all the while.
6) Reduce to a simmer and cook mixing all the while till the mixture is of thick consistency for about 4 minutes.
7) Now add cheese and mix till it melts and take off from heat.
8) Gradually fold in wine, lemon juice and parsley.
9) Add seafood that has been briefly fried in a bit of butter or steamed just till just cooked through.

FINALISING
10) Arrange in casserole dish or ladle portioned into individual scallop shells that have been placed on a cookie sheet.
(Bread crumbs can be placed on top of casserole or if using shells you can pipe whipped potatoes around the edges and place in oven.)
11) Broil about 4 inches from source of heat till golden brown, about 2-3 minutes.

SERVING
12) Serve hot at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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