Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 1 Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6


  • 1 pound (454 g) scallops
  • 1 can crab meat, drained
  • 1 large can salmon, with liquid
  • 4 tablespoons (60 mL) flour
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) butter
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) green onion
  • 2 cups (500 mL) milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 pound (113 g) grated Swiss cheese
  • 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) white wine
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Breadcrumbs
How to cook Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 1:
  • Drain and dry scallops with paper toweling.
  • Half scallops (large ones) roll to coat scallops with flour (reserve remaining flour).
  • Melt half of butter in a fry pan.
  • Saute green onion, for approximately 1 minute, then saute scallops for 2 to 3 minutes, long enough to lightly cook scallops.
  • Remove scallops from the fry pan reserve.
  • Mix together remaining flour and butter mix into fry pan juices.
  • Slowly pour in milk, stirring until smooth and thickened.
  • Drain salmon, reserving salmon and liquid separately mix salmon juices into sauce.
  • Salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Add grated Swiss cheese mix until melted.
  • Mix together slightly beaten egg yolks and evaporated milk cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Thin sauce with white wine add scallops.
  • Check for seasonings.
  • Skin, bone and cut salmon into big chunks delicately mix into sauce.
  • Mix in crab meat.
  • Pour into individual serving dishes or shells.
  • Garnish all around with mashed potatoes sprinkle sauce mixture with breadcrumbs.
  • Bake in a preheated 450 degrees F ( 230°C) oven, until potatoes are golden brown.


The Coquilles Saint-Jacques recipe easy to cook and so good!


In France the scallop is called a coquille St Jacques, literally a St James shellfish (in Canadian French, petoncle is more commonly used).

This recipe for Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 1 serves/makes: 6

The Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 1 recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Seafood Mix (more Seafood Mix recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: French (more French recipes)

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