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  Dry white wine 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sea scallops 1 Pound, washed (Fresh / Frozen)
  Finely chopped onions 2 Tablespoon
  Small mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, sliced
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  All purpose flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Grated swiss cheese 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Soft bread crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Melted butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon wedges 4

1. Bring wine to boiling in small saucepan; add the salt and scallops; cover. Simmer until just tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Drain, reserving liquid (1 cup).
2. Saute onion and mushrooms until soft in butter or margarine in medium-size saucepan, then remove from the heat; stir in the flour until smooth; gradually stir in reserved liquid. Cook, stirring constantly, till sauce thickens and bubbles 1 minute. Stir in cream and lemon juice. Bring to boiling; remove from heat. If sauce is too thick, add more cream or wine. Taste and add more salt or lemon juice if necessary.
3. Add scallops, cheese and parsley to sauce; spoon into 4 buttered scallop shells or 1-cup casseroles, dividing evenly.
4. Toss bread crumbs with melted butter or margarine; sprinkle crumbs around edges of the shells. Broil, 4 to 6 inches from heat, 4 minutes, or until crumbs are brown and sauce bubbles. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1914 Calories from Fat 1047

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 119 g183.2%

Saturated Fat 72.3 g361.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 505.6 mg168.5%

Sodium 2031.3 mg84.6%

Total Carbohydrates 71 g23.7%

Dietary Fiber 5.8 g23.4%

Sugars 7.8 g

Protein 101 g202.1%

Vitamin A 158.4% Vitamin C 174.3%

Calcium 68.4% Iron 44.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Coquilles St Jacques Mornay Recipe