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Saratoga, CA  95070

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22645 Garrod Rd
Saratoga, CA, 95070

(408) 867-7116

Enjoy wines where the grapes are grown in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Saratoga and overlooking San Francisco Bay and Silicon Valley.

Recipes

Rock Cod with Scallop Bechamel

Bill Cooper

  • 6 Tbsp. butter, divided

  • 2 Tbsp. flour

  • 2 c. whole milk

  • 1/3 c. chopped shallot

  • 1/2 lb. bay scallops

  • 1/4 c. dry white wine

  • 2 tsp. lemon juice

  • 1 lb. rock cod filets

In a medium saucepan, melt 2 Tbsp. butter. Whisk in flour until smooth, bubbly, and light gold. Add milk in a steady thin stream, whisking. Continue until sauce thickens; remove from heat. In a large skillet, melt 2 Tbsp. butter. Add shallots; stir until softened, about 2 minutes. Add scallops; sauté another 3-5 minutes, stirring. Add wine, stirring to deglaze pan, and cook until liquid is reduced by half. Combine with béchamel sauce, adding lemon juice. Salt and pepper to taste. Melt last 2 Tbsp. butter in same skillet. Pat fish filets dry; season with salt and pepper. Cook in the skillet 2-3 minutes before turning; cook second side until filet is cooked through and flakes easily. Serve to plate and top with scallop béchamel sauce – which is also nice atop pasta!

Accompany with Cooper-Garrod Chardonnay