Scallops au Gratin Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6 servings

Ingredients:

  • 2 to 2 1/2 pounds fresh or frozen raw scallops
  • 2 cups fine bread crumbs, divided
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup diced green pepper
  • 3/4 cup diced celery
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1 1/2 cups light cream or half-and-half
How to cook Scallops au Gratin:
  • Barely cover scallops with cold water in saucepan and slowly bring to the boiling point. Remove from heat; drain.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F (180°C).
  • Mix 1 1/2 cups of the bread crumbs with 2 tablespoons of the melted butter. Divide mixture into thirds and spread 1/3 in a thin layer in a buttered freezer-to-oven casserole.
  • If the scallops are large, cut into smaller pieces.
  • Build up alternating layers of bread crumbs, scallops and green peppers combined with celery, seasoning lightly as you go.
  • Create top layer from remaining bread crumbs mixed with remaining butter and the grated cheese.
  • Slowly pour in cream, distributing evenly. Bake 25-30 minutes.
  • Serve the Scallops au Gratin immediately.

Note:

The Scallops au Gratin recipe is delicious, simple, and really easy to cook.

Comments:

Gratin - a dish that is topped with cheese or bread crumbs and grilled or baked until golden and crispy. French - au Gratin.

Tips on how to open scallops.

Tips on how to fry scallops (to avoid white liquid).


This recipe for Scallops au Gratin serves/makes: 6 servings

The Scallops au Gratin recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

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

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