Scallops au Gratin Recipe Video

Here's an impressive dish sure to star on any holiday table. We'll be preparing a dish that would be a perfect addition to any Christmas dinner

Summary

Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
SpecialityMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Scallops8 Large
 Parsley1 Bunch (100 gm), chop
 Extra virgin olive oil1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground black pepper To Taste
 Broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Bread crumbs2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Parmesan cheese1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), grated
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), chop

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 194 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.7%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g7.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 16.2 mg

Sodium 300.5 mg12.5%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.96 g3.9%

Sugars 0.3 g

Protein 9 g18.4%

Vitamin A 21.7% Vitamin C 30.9%

Calcium 7.3% Iron 6.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat the oven at 400F.

MAKING
2. Prepare the mixture by combining in a bowl ½ of the olive oil along with all the other ingredients well and then add the broth, enough to make it like a loose paste.
3. Add the broth according to how your breadcrumbs absorb the liquid because breadcrumbs will continue to absorb the broth as the mix rests, and it could make the filling too dry.
4. So add the broth as and when needed ensuring that the mixture has not fried out.
5. Fill the scallops with the mixture and place it on a baking tray, before that place the ring which is made using a foil, on the tray and then place the shell above the ring. This will prevent the filling from dripping out while it's baking.
6. Once all the scallops are placed, drizzle the remaining olive oil and bake for 15 minutes in a preheated oven.

SERVING
7. Serve the scallops au gratin hot.
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