Tag: Scallops

Chile Serrano Scallops – A Twist On Julia Child

Chile Serrano Scallops – A Twist On Julia Child

I call this dish, Chile Serrano Scallops, although the inspiration comes from the French, Coquilles St. Jacques à La Provençale.  Because I fiddled and deviated from the traditional recipe, I don’t use the traditional name.  I like to keeps things clear. It’s not that I […]

Scallops Provençale – French in Texas

Scallops Provençale – French in Texas

Scallops Provençale:  A quick, French country way to prepare these sweet, succulent bi-valves.  I throw in vegetables that are lying around.  I’m using the larger “sea scallops” here, but in our Texas, Mexico Gulf Coast we have only bay scallops (Argopecten irradians amplicostatus). They live […]

Scallops “À La Provençale” – The French in Texas

Scallops “À La Provençale” – The French in Texas

I think everyone loves and enjoys scallops. This recipe is from my favorite chef champion of French cuisine, (next to Jacque Pépin), Julia Child.  The one tip is that the oil must be very hot when you add the scallops.  This keeps them crispy on […]

Scallops Provencale

Scallops Provencale

A quick, country way to prepare scallops, and throw in vegetables that are lying around.  In this classic recipe, the ingredients are not so strong as to overpower the delicate scallops.  The trio of shallots, garlic and parsley shouts out, “I’m French!” The olive oil […]