Faux Coquilles Saint Jacques

Recipe by _Pixie_
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12
    lbs thick white fish such as haddock or 1 1/2 lbs halibut
  • 12
  • 12
    teaspoon parsley
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    tablespoons grated onions
  • 14
    lb mushroom, sliced very thinly
  • 6
    tablespoons butter
  • 14
  • 2
    cups milk
  • 3
    tablespoons flour
  • 34
    cup fine breadcrumbs
  • 13
    cup grated cheese, american,cheddar,jack,mozzarella most types will work
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cut the fish into 1" chunks being careful to remove all bones.
  • Put the mushrooms in a small nonstick pan with 1 tbsp butter and the juice of 1/4 lemon.
  • Cover and simmer at low heat until tender.
  • Melt 3 tbsp butter in a pot and mix in the flour until smooth.
  • Add the milk and cream gradually, stirring each bit until smooth.
  • Cook until thickened.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Simmer the fish in the wine, parsley, onion and salt, until barely done.
  • Be careful not to break up or overcook.
  • Arrange the fish either in individual baking dishes, or a casserole.
  • Top with the mushrooms, and then the sauce.
  • Toss the breadcrumbs with 2 tbsp melted butter and mix with grated cheese.
  • Sprinkle evenly on top of sauce.
  • Heat 15 minutes in a 350F oven.
  • Brown under broiler for several minutes (if required) to brown.
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