Scallops Au Gratin Recipe

Scallops Au Gratin
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Preparation Time45 MinCooking Time45 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings2
MethodMain Ingredient


 Scallops2 Large
 Milk1⁄3 Pint
 Lemon slices3
 Butter/Margarine2 Ounce
 Flour1 Tablespoon (Leveled)
 Grated cheddar cheese3 Ounce
 Fresh white breadcrumbs1 Ounce (1 Heaped Tablespoon)
 Chopped parsley2 Tablespoon (To Garnish:)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 520 Calories from Fat 356

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 40 g61.9%

Saturated Fat 25.3 g126.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 128.5 mg

Sodium 680.4 mg28.4%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.5 g5.9%

Sugars 5 g

Protein 21 g42.5%

Vitamin A 53.7% Vitamin C 48.6%

Calcium 46% Iron 10.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet



1) Open the scallops and remove beard from fish. Use shell to use as serving dish.
2) Clean and wash. Cut scallops into 6 or 8 pieces.
3) Preheat moderate oven (355°F. - Gas Mark 4)

4) In a saucepan put scallops, milk, lemon slices and seasoning. Boil and lower heat. Let it poach for 15-20 minutes
5) Drain the liquid and keep aside. Remove the lemon slices.
6) In a saucepan melt 1 oz. of the butter over low heat.
7) Mix flour and cook gently for 1 minute, gently add cooking liquor and stir.
8) Boil the mixture, check seasoning. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
9) Mix in cooked scallops and 2 oz. of the cheese.
10) Heat thoroughly. Mix the mixture into scallop shells.
11) Melt butter on low heat, take off from heat and add breadcrumbs with a fork.
12) Add cheese.
13) Sprinkle mixture over scallops.
14) Put on baking tray and bake for 15 minutes till brown.

15) Serve with chopped parsley on top.