Scallops Meuniere Recipe

Summary

CuisineCourse
MethodMain Ingredient

Ingredients

 Scallops12
 Butter4 Ounce (75 To 100 Gram)
 Lemon juice2 Teaspoon
 Chopped parsley2 Tablespoon
 White pepper To Taste
 Creamed potatoes/Croutons1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (For Garnish)
 Lemon slices4 (For Garnish)
 Parsley1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1314 Calories from Fat 948

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 108 g165.4%

Saturated Fat 58.6 g293%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 396.7 mg132.2%

Sodium 802.2 mg33.4%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.1 g12.3%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 62 g123.4%

Vitamin A 136.1% Vitamin C 159.9%

Calcium 19% Iron 22.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Remove the scallops from their shells; retain any liquid that may be on the shells to add to the butter when you are cooking the fish.
If the fishmonger has cut the scallops from the shells, wash in cold water and dry on absorbent paper before cooking.
Heat the butter in a pan, add the scallops and cook for 4 to 5 minutes, or until they turn opaque.
Do not over cook the scallops, for, like all shellfish, they become tough.
Lift from the butter, then heat this with the lemon juice, parsley, and pepper.
Spoon over the fish.
If garnishing with creamed potatoes spoon or pipe them in a neat ring on the serving dish.
Heat and brown in the oven, or under the grill, then spoon the fish into the centre.
Croutons should be placed beside the fish just before serving.
Top with the lemon slices and parsley.
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