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Johnnie Wherren’s Baked Scallops

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Serves: 4

3 tablespoons butter, divided
2 tablespoons flour
1 cup chicken broth
salt and pepper
⅛ teaspoon nutmeg
1 pound scallops*
buttered bread crumbs
Parmesan cheese

Preheat oven broiler

In a small sauce pan, melt 2 tablespoons butter, stir in flour, slowly add broth. Return to heat, stirring constantly until sauce is thick and smooth. Blend in salt, pepper and nutmeg.

Saute scallops in 1 tablespoon butter, approximately 5 minutes. Combine with sauce and put all in a baking dish.

Top with additional sauce and cover with buttered bread crumbs. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and brown quickly under the broiler.

* Also works well if you substitute fresh, peeled shrimp or fresh crab meat.

Recipe by: Johnnie Wherren


One thought on : 1

  • Linda
    September 5, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    Johnnie Wherren was a distant cousin of Mom’s on her mother’s side. She lived in southern Maine, where fresh seafood was plentiful.

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