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Coquilles St. Jacques

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Ingredients
  Bay scallops/Sea scallops 1 Pound
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, washed and sliced
  Dry white wine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1⁄2
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Onion 1⁄2 Small, chopped
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
For sauce
  Butter/Margarine 3 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2 , slightly beaten
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (packaged)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Grated parmesan cheese 6 Tablespoon
Directions

MAKING
1. Wash and dry the scallops. Cut them in quarter pieces.
2. In large skillet mix wine, scallops, mushrooms parsley,bay leaf, onion, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
3. Place the pan on heat and cook. Simmer for 5 minutes.
4. Strain excess stock. Keep it aside.
5. In a bowl reserve scallops and mushrooms.
6. In large heavy saucepan add 3 tablespoons of butter and melt it.
7. Remove pan from heat. Add flour, pepper and salt. Mix well.
8. Place the pan on heat and heat again for 5 minutes.
9. Stir in 1 cup reserved stock. Boil the mixture and cook till the mixture thickens. Keep stirring in between to prevent the ingredients from sticking.
10. In a bowl, add cream to egg yolks. Mix.
11. Add little hot sauce and mix well. Pour the rest of the sauce and stir well.
12. Cook for 1- 2 minutes stirring in between.
13. Add mushrooms, scallops and lemon juice after moving it away from heat. Stir well.
14. In six (4-inch) round baking dishes pour in the mixture slowly.
15. Toss the crumbs in melted butter. Sprinkle parmesan cheese as toppings.
16. Place baking dishes on cookie sheet. Brown well.

SERVING
17. Serve Coquilles St. Jacques immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
50 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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