Gratin Scallops Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4


  • 12 scallops (approximately 1 pound / 454 g), cut into 2 or 4 pieces
  • 2 ounces (56 g) butter
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 cups (310 mL) milk
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) freshly made breadcrumbs
  • 1 1/2 ounces (42 g) chopped parsley
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons (15 or 30 mL) grated Parmesan cheese
How to cook Gratin Scallops:
  • In a bowl, melt half of butter, covered, for 15 to 30 seconds, on 'HIGH'.
  • Mix in flour slowly pour in milk.
  • Microwave for 1 minute, whip and microwave for 1 minute more whip once more.
  • Stir in scallop pieces season to taste, with salt and pepper.
  • Pour mixture into 4 individual dishes or shells.
  • Microwave on 'MEDIUM' for 5 minutes, turning dishes or shells by 1/4 every minute.
  • Melt remaining half of butter for 15 to 30 seconds on 'HIGH' mix in breadcrumbs, parsley and Parmesan cheese.
  • Sprinkle scallop mixture with breadcrumbs mixture.
  • Microwave for 2 minutes on 'HIGH'.
  • Leave to rest for 1 minute and serve.


Oven: 700 watts
Waiting time: 1 minute


Gratin - A dish that is topped with cheese or breadcrumbs and grilled until golden and crispy. French - au Gratin.

This recipe for Gratin Scallops serves/makes: 4

The Gratin Scallops 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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