Scallop Gratin in white and yellow baking dish

Scallop Gratin

Scallop Gratin is an easy baked scallop recipe with a creamy, cheesy, white wine butter sauce you will LOVE in just 20 minutes!

Course Main Course
Cuisine French
Keyword Baked Scallops, scallop gratin, scallops
Prep Time 14 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 216 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 1 1/2 pounds sea scallops , (u-13 size)
  • ¼ cup cream cheese , softened
  • ¼ cup white wine
  • 1 lemon , juiced and zested
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh tarragon , chopped
  • 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese , shaved
  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper , optional (to taste)
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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.

  2. Add the scallops to your baking dish.

  3. In a large bowl whisk together the cream cheese, white wine, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, pepper, tarragon, Parmesan cheese and cayenne pepper (if using).

  4. Pour the sauce onto the scallops and let them sit for five minutes before putting into the oven.

  5. Bake for 5 minutes, then turn on the broiler and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes until the tops are golden brown.

Nutrition Facts
Scallop Gratin
Amount Per Serving
Calories 216 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 61mg20%
Sodium 960mg42%
Potassium 469mg13%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 24g48%
Vitamin A 315IU6%
Vitamin C 15.2mg18%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 1.5mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.