Creamy Scrumptious Scallops

3
Servings
11m
Prep Time
16m
Cook Time
27m
Ready In


"A wonderful first course for the holidays or any special occasion, quite elegant. recipe can be doubled or more. "

Original recipe yields 3 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (161.5 g)
  • Calories 382
  • Total Fat - 26.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 9.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 274.9 mg
  • Sodium - 644.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 20.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0 g
  • Sugars - 0.5 g
  • Protein - 16 g
  • Calcium - 62.2 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.1 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Melt half of the butter in a medium frying pan , cook and turn the scallops for 4 minutes or until they are opaque and still soft and tender; transfer the scallops to a plate and set aside until the sauce is prepared.

Step 2

In the same frying pan melt the other half of the butter; as the butter melts add the cheese spread and mustard, whisk until smooth for about 2 minutes.

Step 3

Add the whipping cream; stir and bring to a boil, stir in the wine until combined and smooth, about 3 minutes.

Step 4

Return the cooked scallops to the pan, stir just until the scallops are warmed, about 2 minutes and then immediately remove the pan from the heat; do not overcook or the scallops will become rubbery.

Step 5

Place the scallops on three scallop shaped dishes or on small plates lined with lettuce. Sprinkle the crumbled blue cheese around the scallops; pour the cream sauce over the scallops. Slice the strawberries partly through leaving the green top to hold the slices together, Garnish with the sliced strawberry.

Tips & Variations


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