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Scallop Gratin Recipe

This elegant af dish has literally four ingredients.

by Munchies Staff
Sep 18 2017, 1:00pm

Photo by Farideh Sadeghin

Servings: 6-8
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 15 minutes


3 dozen scallops
1 cup|250 ml heavy cream
8 ounces|225 grams grated gruyere
kosher salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste


Heat the oven to broil. Layer the scallops in a baking dish and season with salt and pepper. Cover with cream and sprinkle with the cheese. Broil until the cheese is golden and bubbling, 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.

Alternatively, serve in individual scallop shells, if you have them. Drizzle with about 1 to 2 tablespoons cream, season with salt and pepper, and sprinkle with some cheese. Broil until bubbling and golden, about 2 to 3 minutes..