Seafood au Gratin

"This is a wonderful brunch dish! or special with a crisp green salad and more sourdough bread."
 
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photo by BLUE ROSE
photo by BLUE ROSE photo by BLUE ROSE
Ready In:
45mins
Ingredients:
11
Serves:
6
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ingredients

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directions

  • Melt 1 tablespoon butter in a large non stick saucepan over medium high heat.
  • Add mushrooms and onion; cook and stir until tender.
  • Add shrimp, scallops, wine and thyme to the pan.
  • Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 2 minutes or unti seafood is cooked.
  • Drain, reserving 1 cup broth.
  • Set seafood mixture aside.
  • Melt 2 tablespoon more butter in the same pan.
  • Remove from heat and blend in flour; gradually stir in reserved broth and milk.
  • Cook and stir over medium high heat until mixture boils and thickens.
  • Remove from heat, add 1 cup of Canadian old cheddar and stir until melted.
  • Fold in cooked seafood mixture.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour into oven proof casserole, sprinkle sourdough over top and sprinkle with remaining Canadian old cheddar.
  • Set under broiler in oven about 6 inches from heat, broil until sourdough is browned and cheese is melted, about 10 minutes.

Questions & Replies

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  1. sweetnlowliny
    Has anyone but me realized if you cut the recipe down its wrong try cutting it to 3 servings and read what you get as far as amounts compared to the instructions
     
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Reviews

  1. CASunshine
    The first recipe my husband said was "company worthy!" We both loved it! Don't let the little bit longer length intimidate you; its not that difficult. Instructions are very clear. I did use all scallops, as that is what I had on hand, but I'll be making this again as I think it would be a great way to use up small quantities of shrimp, scallops, crab or even lobster. Delicious, Derf! Thank you for an excellent recipe!
     
  2. Hey Jude
    I just had one of the best dinners ever! This is an awesome recipe! I halved the recipe for just me and my husband, and used all shrimp because of what I had on hand. I used an aged New York white cheddar for the cheese. I wasn't quite sure about the sourdough chunks but went ahead and added them per the recipe and, I have to tell you, I think that made the whole dish! My husband and I were fishing out the bread and sopping up the sauce, it was so good! We had this over a little mostaccioli and also had a green salad. Thanks so much Dorothy, this is going into my 'best ever will do again and again' file!
     
  3. BLUE ROSE
    I chose to make this dish for my stepsons birthday dinner. I could not imagine a simple recipe like this coming out so good. Everybody raved how good this dish was. Thanks Derf for making our meal so special and memorable. I will be making this recipe again. 10 stars!
     
  4. Jenny B 226
    Excellent dish!! Used both shrimps nad scallops and also used a few garlic loves and some crushed red pepper and chili powder for a nice spicy kick! Delicious! Will definitely make again, thanks for the great recipe!
     
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