Creme De Coquilles St Jacques

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Jun. 06, 2011

Ingredients

Sea scallops 8 Large
Lemon 1
Parsley sprigs 6
Dry white wine 1 1/4 Cup (20 tbs)
Onion 1 Small
Unsalted butter 3 Tablespoon
Flour 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Salt To Taste
Black pepper To Taste
Egg yolks 2
Heavy cream 3 Tablespoon
Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
Bread croutons 1 Cup (16 tbs) (For Garnish)

Directions

GETTING READY

1) Cut the scallops.

2) Peel and finely chop onions.

MAKING

3) In a saucepan, put the scallops with parsley sprigs and sliced lemon.

4) Drizzle wine and let it simmer then cover the pan cook on low heat until scallops are tender.

5) Remove the pan from heat and take out lemon and parsley.

6) In a skillet, melt butter, stir fry onion until soft and then stir in flour.

7) Cook in low flame stirring constantly and then pour in milk.

8) Keep on stirring until paste turns thick and add in scallops with their liquid.

9) Reheat gently, blend egg yolks with cream and make a smooth taste with a small portion of the hot liquid.

10) Stir in the egg mixture in the soup.

SERVING

11) Garnish with parsley and serve along with crisp bread croutons.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1702Calories from Fat 720

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 81 g124.6%

Saturated Fat 45 g225%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 1405 mg58.54%

Total Carbohydrates 109 g36.3%

Dietary Fiber 8 g32%

Sugars 32 g

Protein 88 g176%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet