Coquilles Pierre

A quick and easy dish beautifully presented in the scallop shells. Delicious served with a green salad.

Serves 4

  • 48 Queen scallops (4 per shell)
  • 12 Queen scallop shells (3 per person)
  • 300g Gruyere cheese, grated
  • Garlic butter (see top tip below)
  • Breadcrumbs (made from 8 slices of white bread)
  • Salt and pepper

Top Tips

Make your own garlic butter by mixing 250g soft salted butter with 2 cloves of finely chopped garlic and 1 dsp of chopped parsley. Roll into a log shape, wrap in clingfilm and chill until required.

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  1. Pre-heat the grill or oven to 180C.
  2. Place 4 Queen scallops in each shell and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add a knob of garlic butter and cover with Gruyère cheese. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs and grill till golden brown.

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