Scallops cooked in prosecco and cheese sauce
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Scallops In Prosecco Sauce

A delicious recipe to create a scallop starter perfect for dinner parties that can be made with prosecco or champagne. 
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
Keyword: Scallop recipies, Scallops in sauce, Starter Ideas
Servings: 4 People
Calories: 310kcal
Author: SarahJChristie


  • 1 slice bread
  • 180 / 200 g raw scallops
  • 200 ml milk
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 50 g butter
  • 100 ml champagne or prosecco
  • 100 g cheddar strong cheese or a mix of chesses
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat a small sauce pan, add 25g butter and melt. Then add flour and whisk into dough, add milk and whisk until a smooth for approx. 2/3 mins until the sauce starts to bubble. Stir in 100g grated strong cheddar cheese until melted.
  • Then add 100ml Champagne or prosecco and keep stirring / whisking for 1 min. Then turn off the heat.
  • Toast bread until golden brown, then crumble.
  • In a small non stick pan melt 25g of butter, finely chop garlic and add scallops / garlic into pan and season with salt and pepper. Cook for approx. 2 mins or until cooked through.
  • Remove from heat and place scallops into the shells. Pour over cheese sauce, sprinkle over bread crumbs to cover all the sauce. Add freshly chopped herbs (of your own choice). Oven bake at 180°c for 7 to 10 min or until golden on top.