Scallop Bisque

Scallop Bisque

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound Sea Scallops (Cut in half)
  • 2 Cups Half & Half
  • 1 tablespoon Onion
  • 1 tablespoon Celery
  • 3 tablespoons Butter
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic (Minced)
  • ½ cup Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1 Whole Bay Leaf
  • 2 tablespoons Flour
  • ¼ teaspoon Salt & White Pepper
  • ¼ cup Parsley (Chopped)
  • ¼ cup Basil

Directions

Melt butter in heavy sauce pan over medium heat. Sauté garlic, onion and celery until tender. Blend flour into mixture and simmer for five additional minutes, striing occasionally so flour doesn't stick or burn.
Add half & half slowly into sauce pan and stir or whisk until sauce thickens.
Add salt, pepper, bay leaf, grated cheese and scallops. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes, siring occasionally to keep sauce from sticking.
Pour mixture evenly into 4 small baking bowls and sprinkle Parsley and Basil over the Bisque. Bake in 350 degree oven until bubbly
Addtional cheese can be put on top.

January 20th, 2012 Posted by | Main Dishes, Recipes, Seafood, Soups & Stews | no comments

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