Coquilles St. Jacques
1 pound mushrooms, sliced
1 lemon, juiced
5 tablespoons butter
1 pound fresh scallops, cut
1 cup dry white wine
1/4 teaspoon ground thyme
1 bay leaf
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
1 cup light cream
3/4 cup soft bread crumbs, buttered
Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
Sprinkle mushrooms with lemon juice. Sauté in 2 tablespoons butter.
Place next 6 ingredients in saucepan. Simmer, covered, for 10 minutes.
Drain and reserve 1 cup of broth.
Make white sauce with remaining butter, flour, broth and cream.
Add scallops and mushrooms.
Spoon into individual buttered shell dishes or casseroles.
Top with bread crumbs.
Bake for 10 minutes until browned.