Recipe by Chef John
"For something 'fancy,' this is pretty easy to make. It's one of the world's most delicious dishes. It's rich and decadent, and yet still light."
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white button mushrooms, sliced
salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
heavy whipping cream
cayenne pepper, or to taste
minced fresh tarragon
4 large oven-safe scallop shells
shredded Gruyere cheese
fresh tarragon leaves
This was absolutely wonderful for a Valentine's dinner with my DH. I did not change a thing. The flavors melded perfectly with main star of the dish, the scallops. This is a keeper.
I made this sauce for whitefish (ling cod) with a few variations because I didn't have all of the ingredients on hand. It turned out wonderful!! Instead of shallots I minced purple onion and added 1 tsp of minced garlic. I substituted evaporated milk for cream but I will make sure to have the cream next time, I don't think it changed the flavor but maybe the consistency. I also used shredded Parmesan instead of Gruyere. I served it with garlic rice and peas, it was amazing and my family loved it.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
How to Make Coquilles Saint-Jacques
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 374
** Calories from Fat: 194
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