Coquilles St. Jacques


This is a great elegant dish for a dinner party and can be made ahead...DELICIOUS!

Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
4 servings


  • ½ cup dry bread crumbs

  • 5 tablespoons melted butter

  • 6 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese

  • 1 cup mayonnaise

  • ¼ cup dry white wine

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 pound sea scallops, quartered

  • ½ pound button mushrooms, sliced

  • ½ cup chopped onion


  1. In small mixing bowl, toss the bread crumbs with 1 tablespoon of melted butter; mix thoroughly and set aside.

  2. In another small bowl, combine the cheese, mayonnaise, wine and parsley; mix thoroughly and set aside.

  3. In a skillet over medium heat, saute scallops in 2 tablespoons of melted butter until opaque. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels. Preheat broiler for medium/high heat.

  4. Reheat the skillet over medium heat and cook the mushrooms and onion in 2 tablespoons of melted butter until tender. Add cheese mixture and return the scallops to the skillet. Cook until heated through and the cheese is melted. Spoon the mixture into individual ramekins or pour the whole mixture into a 11x7 inch baking dish. Sprinkle the top with bread crumb mixture.

  5. Broil in a preheated broiler 6 inches from heat for 2 to 4 minutes or until browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

888 Calories
74g Fat
20g Carbs
36g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 888
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 74g 94%
Saturated Fat 24g 120%
Cholesterol 143mg 48%
Sodium 842mg 37%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 36g
Vitamin C 8mg 39%
Calcium 500mg 38%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 670mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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