Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 5 Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 8 ounces (227 g) scallops, cut into 2 or 4 parts (corals reserved)
  • 2 ounces (56 g) melted butter, divided
  • 4 tablespoons (60 mL) freshly made breadcrumbs
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) freshly chopped parsley
  • 4 teaspoons (20 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) milk
  • 2 ounces (57 g) Gruyere cheese, grated
  • 4 ounces (113 g) sliced mushrooms
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) dry white wine
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
How to cook Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 5:
  • Microwave scallops in 1/2 ounce (14 g) of the melted butter, on 'MEDIUM', for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring once.
  • Delicately stir in corals microwave, on 'MEDIUM', for 2 to 3 minutes set aside.
  • Mix together 1/2 ounce (14 g) of the melted butter, breadcrumbs and parsley set aside.
  • Pour scallops cooking juice into a measuring cup mix in flour and stir in milk salt and pepper.
  • Microwave for 1 minute on 'HIGH', stirring once.
  • Mix in cheese.
  • Pour over scallops well mix.
  • Mix together scallops mixture, mushroom slices, green onions, remaining (1 ounce - 28 g) melted butter, dry white wine and lemon juice.
  • Pour mixture into 4 shells or individual dishes.
  • Arrange into a circle, onto a large plate.
  • Sprinkle with reserved breadcrumbs mixture.
  • Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes on 'HIGH'.


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

Trick: Arrange a slice of lemon under each shell, whether to microwave or onto serving plates, to hold shells straight-up.


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 - 5 serves/makes: 4

The Coquilles Saint-Jacques - 5 recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Scallops (more Scallops recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)
Cuisine: French (more French recipes)

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