Culinary Collection

Seared Scallops and Potato Cioppino

with cheesy croutons

Prep & Cook Time: 45-55 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Not Spicy

Contains: Milk, Wheat, Shellfish

All ingredients are individually packaged, but our central facility is not certified allergen-free. Furthermore, ingredient contents may vary. Please check recipe cards and ingredient packaging for allergens and nutrition facts. If you have serious allergies, please use your best judgment or consult a health professional to decide if our meals are safe for you!
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Cioppino (don't ask us to pronounce) has a wonderful origin story. In San Francisco in the late 19th century, there was a community of Italian immigrants who made their living as fishermen. When a fisherman came back from their fishing without any catches, they'd go to their fellow fisherman, pot in hand, and ask for them to chip in. That "chip in" that ended up in their pot? Their "cioppino." You don't have to come to Home Chef HQ, pot in hand, to enjoy this amazing soup of tender sweet scallops, tender potatoes, and fire-roasted tomatoes. Great story, and even greater meal.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 8 oz. Yukon Potatoes
  • 2 Garlic Clove
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    2 oz. Shredded Parmesan Cheese
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    1 oz. Light Cream Cheese
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    1 French Roll
  • 4 oz. Fire Roasted Diced Tomatoes in Juice
  • 1 tsp. Italian Seasoning Blend
  • 4 oz. Mirepoix Blend
  • 1 oz. White Cooking Wine
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    8 oz. Scallops

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    552
  • Carbohydrates
    61g
  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    33g
  • Sodium
    1739mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • 1 Medium Pot
  • 1 Baking Sheet

Before You Cook

Cooking Guidelines

To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:

  • Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
  • Seafood 145° F |
  • Chicken 165° F |
  • Ground Beef 160° F |
  • Ground Turkey 165° F |
  • Ground Pork 160° F
  1. 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Cut potatoes into ½" dice.
    Mince garlic. Tear French roll into bite-size pieces. Place French roll pieces on baking sheet in a single layer. Top with half the Parmesan (reserve remaining for garnish) and 1 tsp. olive oil. Bake in hot oven until browned, 8-10 minutes. While croutons bake, start scallops.

  2. 2

    Cook the Scallops

    Pat scallops dry and season with a pinch of pepper. Scallops will vary in amount as they are portioned by weight. Don't worry, the sweet flavor and tender texture will be the same. Place medium pot over medium-high heat with 2 tsp. olive oil. Add scallops to hot pot and cook until scallops are browned and reach a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 1-2 minutes per side. Transfer scallops to a plate. Keep pot over medium-high heat.

  3. 3

    Start the Stew

    Add mirepoix blend to hot pot and stir often until beginning to soften, 2-3 minutes. Stir in garlic, ½ tsp. salt, and a pinch of pepper until combined. Add seasoning blend and potatoes. Stir often until combined and potatoes begin to soften, 2-4 minutes.

  4. 4

    Finish the Stew

    Stir wine into hot pot until almost completely evaporated, 2-3 minutes. Sir in cream cheese until melted, 1-2 minutes. Add fire-roasted tomatoes and 2 cups water and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer. Once simmering, reduce heat to medium-low. Cover, and cook until potatoes are tender and broth slightly thickens, 10-12 minutes.

  5. 5

    Add Scallops and Finish Dish

    Add scallops to hot pot. Cook until scallops are warmed through, 2-4 minutes. Remove from burner. Plate dish as pictured on front of card, garnishing with remaining Parmesan and croutons. Bon appétit!

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