Petites Coquilles St Jacques Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Sea scallops/1/2 pound sea scallops frozen, thawed1⁄2 Pound (Fresh)
 Milk2 Tablespoon
 Flour3 Tablespoon
 Butter/Margarine4 Tablespoon (1/2 Stick)
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon
 Parsley1 Tablespoon, minced
 Pimiento1 Tablespoon, chopped

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 411 Calories from Fat 229

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 26 g40%

Saturated Fat 15.8 g79.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 103.4 mg

Sodium 197.6 mg8.2%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4.1%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 22 g44.8%

Vitamin A 33.1% Vitamin C 36.7%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) Cut scallops into small cubes.

2) In a medium-size bowl add scallops.
3) Sprinkle milk over it, add flour and toss to coat.
4) In a medium-size frying pan heat 2 tablespoons of the butter or margarine.
5) Add the scallops with butter and toss to coat.
6) Cook for 3 minutes until lightly browned.
7) Take off from heat.
8) Add lemon juice, parsley, and pimiento.
9) In a small frying pan heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter or margarine slowly until golden brown.

10) Mound scallop mixture into warm tiny scallop shells.
11) Serve hot.