Scallops in creamy herb sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

Quick and easy, yet elegant enough for guests. A co-worker gave me this recipe, she got it at a cooking class. Recipe should serve 4, unless it's my husband and I, then it only serves 2

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If using large scallops, cut in half.
  2. Bring wine, water, salt and pepper to a medium simmer.
  3. Add scallops and cook for 4-6 minutes until tender and semi opaque; remove with a slotted spoon and reserve liquid.
  4. Melt butter in a saucepan, blend in flour to make a smooth paste and slowly whisk in reserved liquid, cooking until sauce is smooth, stirring for 2-3 minutes- do not brown.
  5. Add scallops, heat through, serve hot in patty shells or with rice or pasta.
  6. Sprinkle with paprika for garnish, or fresh herb mix can be used as garnish.


Most Helpful

Sorry but this dish was blah! Maybe my scallops overcooked but I know I will not buy scallops anymore in future - stick to the shrimp. Tried to improve by adding some garlic and parmesan cheese. Maybe will try again but use shrimp instead.

karen in tbay September 24, 2003

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