PAN SEARED SCALLOP WITH ROASTED PUMPKIN PUREE

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This recipe was contributed by Home-Chef Xiao Shun Yu. Follow his culinary adventures on Instagram!

            

Serves 2 l Prep Time 15 minutes l Cooking Time 75 minutes

Ingredients

         

6 x scallops

1/4 lemon

4g knob of butter

salt and pepper

300g pumpkin

knob of butter

olive oil

salt and pepper

2 tbsp milk

10g green apple

10g watermelon

10g pineapple

1 tbsp lemon juice

         

Instructions

       

SCALLOPS

- Dry the scallops completely with kitchen towels by pressing gently on the towel to absorb

excess moisture. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

- Heat the pan until smoke is visible. Drizzle olive oil into the pan. Place scallops at the

edge of the pan in a clockwise direction. Cook for about 1 minute without moving the

scallops. Flip the scallops one by one in the clockwise direction. Cook for another 1

minute.

- Add in another knob of butter. Add in juice from 1/4 lemon after butter has melted. Tilt

the pan sideways and baste the scallop.

           

PUMPKIN PURE.

- Cut the pumpkin into chucks with the skin on. Transfer to baking tray. Drizzle olive oil

generously over the pumpkins. Season with salt and pepper. Roast in the oven for 60

minutes at 190¡C.

- Remove the skin from the roasted pumpkin pulp and put them into a blender. Add a knob

of butter and 2 tablespoons of milk. Blend on medium setting until desired consistency.

- Garnish with fruits diced into tiny cubes. Transfer into a bowl. Add 1 tablespoon of lemon

juice. Mix them well. 

               

Serving Suggestion

Score the scallops gently before searing for extra crispness.

You may replace the pumpkin pureŽ with carrots instead.

     

          

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