Pan seared scallops

Scallop is a type of mollusk (seafood – a shellfish). There are 2 types of scallops available in market – wet & dry. Its better to use dry scallops. In continental/ western way – scallops are either sauteed or frying.Here we have a sauteed/seared recipe with mash.
Ingredients for 10 portions

0.9LtrFish stock
0.005KgPepper corn
0.08LtrCooking oil
0.01KgNutmeg powder


  • Blanch the tomatoes, refresh in chilled water, peel the skin & marinate in salt, pepper and olive oil
  • Clean the scallops and marinate in lemon juice,salt,pepper & olive oil
  • Toast sesame seeds & broil saffron
  • Prepare mash – mashed potato
  • In a hot skillet wilt the spinach in little oil, season and keep aside.
  • In a pan simmer the fish stock on medium flame, broiled saffron and add seasoning
  • In a small pan melt butter saute finely chopped garlic and add the potato mash
  • Add cream, a pinch of nutmeg powder & little butter to mash and season with salt & pepper…
  • To a very hot pan put little oil and sear the scallops on both the sides till cooked
    Plating :
  • In a soup plate put the potato mash in the center, arrange the wilted spinach.
  • Place the marinated tomatoes on top followed by 5 seared scallops
  • Finally pour the saffron fumet on top of the scallop and put toasted sesame seeds as garnish