Coquilles St Jacques Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time12 Min
Ready In17 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Paprika1 Dash
 Onion1 Tablespoon, chopped
 Scallops1 Pound
 Mushrooms1 Cup (16 tbs), sliced (fresh)
 White wine1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Lemon juice1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Dried marjoram leaves1 Dash
 Butter3 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Whipping cream1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Snipped parsley1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 368 Calories from Fat 206

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.7%

Saturated Fat 14.5 g72.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 111.1 mg

Sodium 318.3 mg13.3%

Total Carbohydrates 12 g4.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.7 g2.8%

Sugars 2.5 g

Protein 21 g41.7%

Vitamin A 15.9% Vitamin C 16.9%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 6.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine 1 tablespoon margarine and onion in 1 1/2-quart casserole.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute.
Stir in scallops, mushrooms, wine, lemon juice, salt, marjoram and paprika.
Microwave, covered, at HIGH (100%) 3 minutes.
Drain and reserve liquid.
Place 3 tablespoons margarine in small bowl.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until melted, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
Blend in flour.
Stir in 1/2 cup reserved scallop liquid, cream and parsley.
Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) until thickened, 3 to 5 minutes, stirring once.
Stir sauce into scallops.
Spoon scallop mixture into 4 ramekins or small bowls.
Microwave at MEDIUM-HIGH (70%) until heated through, 2 to 3 1/2 minutes.
(Do not overcook.)