Seafood bake

    Seafood bake


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    About this recipe: This cheesy fish bake uses fresh scallops, prawns and crab meat, but you can use other kinds of fresh fish. You can make in smaller ramekins for a starter or a large au gratin dish for a main. Top with breadcrumbs before baking or serve with crusty bread.

    Serves: 8 

    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 450g prawns, cleaned and deveined
    • 450g sea scallops
    • 3 tablespoons butter
    • 2 tablespoons plain flour
    • 475ml hot chicken stock
    • 3 tablespoons chopped shallots
    • 100g mushrooms, fresh or tinned, sliced
    • 120ml white wine
    • 450g cooked crab meat
    • 225g smoked cheese, grated
    • 40g Parmesan cheese, grated
    • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

    Prep:35min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:50min 

    1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Lightly butter 8 small ramekins or a large au gratin dish.
    2. In a large frying pan, heat olive oil over medium high heat. Saute prawns and scallops until firm, about 5 minutes.
    3. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour until smooth. Gradually add chicken stock and raise heat to high. Stir until thickened. Mix in shallots, mushrooms and wine. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes.
    4. Arrange prawns, scallops and crab in the bottom of prepared dishes. Pour sauce over seafood and cover with cheese.
    5. Bake in preheated oven until golden, about 12 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

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