Scallops in Shells Recipe

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Scallops in Shells
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  1. Place water in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; add scallops and poach, uncovered, for 6 minutes or until firm and opaque. Drain scallops, reserving 1 cup liquid.
  2. Sprinkle scallops with salt. In a large skillet, saute mushrooms and shallots in butter until tender. Add scallops; cook 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. For sauce, in a small saucepan, melt butter. Stir in flour until smooth; gradually add milk and reserved poaching liquid. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in the cheese, sherry, salt, lemon juice, pepper and lemon peel; add to skillet.
  4. Divide scallop mixture among eight scallop shells. Combine bread crumbs and melted butter; sprinkle over tops. Place on an ungreased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Bake at 375° for 8-12 minutes or until crumbs are golden brown. Yield: 8 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 359.77 Kcal (1506 kJ)
Calories from fat 147.04 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 16.34g 25%
Cholesterol 96.56mg 32%
Sodium 1413.45mg 59%
Potassium 589.34mg 13%
Total Carbs 23.69g 8%
Sugars 3.9g 16%
Dietary Fiber 1.2g 5%
Protein 29.73g 59%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Calcium 85mg 9%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 124.53 Kcal (521 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.9 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.66g 25%
Cholesterol 33.42mg 32%
Sodium 489.24mg 59%
Potassium 203.99mg 13%
Total Carbs 8.2g 8%
Sugars 1.35g 16%
Dietary Fiber 0.42g 5%
Protein 10.29g 59%
Vitamin C 0.9mg 4%
Iron 0.7mg 11%
Calcium 29.4mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 8.3
  • 9

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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