- 8 full scallops
- 2 slices of monkfish
- 12 shrimps
- ½ onion
- Tsp of flour
- 200 ml of milk
- 100 ml fish broth
The scallops are a delicious mollusk. Its white, smooth flesh and orange coral are excellent for cooking grilled or sauteed so they are greatly appreciated in the kitchen. Today we will cook a stuffed scallops, ideal for Christmas recipe that will use their shells as dish and let besides his flesh, filled with prawns, a few pieces of monkfish and all covered with a creamy bechamel sauce.
With so delicious filling, is an excellent Christmas main course for any family. Furthermore, once prepared can be stored in the absence of final baking so that it will not cost anything to work them out “freshly made” if meteis in oven 5 minutes and gratináis when all the guests are already seated at the table.
See how to cook stuffed scallops for Christmas main course:
1. Star cleaning the scallops, removing from their shells and separating the fleshy part from the coral or with red part. Wash the shells well.
2. Cook the whites of the scallops in a grill for one minute per side and place them in the center of each shell. Chop the onion and cut the prawns and monkfish into small pieces. Lightly sauté the onion and when it gets transparent, add the monkfish and prawns cooking for a few minutes. Add a tsp of flour and stir to integrate all ingredients.
3. Add the fish broth slowly and let thicken while stirring. Add the milk and stir, finally incorporate the corals to be cooked.
4. Fill the scallops with the béchamel so that it covers the scallop meat in the center and fill the entire shell. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and put it in the oven to broil for 3 minutes.
Alright, we finish to make stuffed scallops for Christmas main course, now its time to eat and delight. Click here if you want see more christmas main course recipes.