California Chicken Seafood

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe is posted by request. Original recipe by J. Harry MacArthur. Easily doubled or tripled.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse, shell and devein shrimp.
  2. Save shells.
  3. Set aside shrimp.
  4. Heat butter and oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
  5. Add the chicken breasts and cook until golden and center's are no longer pink.
  6. Remove chicken and keep warm.
  7. Cut scallops into 1/2 inch chunks if large.
  8. Add scallops and shrimp to pan and cook until shrimp turn pink, around 3-4 minutes.
  9. Remove from skillet.
  10. Add shrimp stock, cream, and booze to the pan and boil on high heat stirring often until reduced to about 3/4 cup.
  11. Reduce heat to medium-low.
  12. Chop cooked chicken and add to pan along with the shrimp and scallops.
  13. Coat meat with sauce.
  14. Remove from heat and serve with rice or pasta.
  15. Shrimp stock: In a 2-3 quart pan combine shrimp shells, 1 cup dry white wine and 1 cup chicken stock.
  16. Boil uncovered until reduced to 1 cup.
  17. Pour through a fine strainer lined with cheesecloth.
  18. Discard shells, reduce stock to 1/2 cup.


Most Helpful

We used 1 lb peeled & deveined raw shrimp and 1 lb large scallops. Did not do steps 1,2,15,17,18. Instead of making the shrimp stock we just combined 1/2 cup each chicken broth and white wine and reduced to 1/2 cup. Served over egg noodles. OUTSTANDING - 20 STARS!

karen in tbay April 02, 2003

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