Funky Scallop Thing

Total Time:
1 hr 40 min
10 min
1 hr 30 min
  • 1 tablespoon oil for cooking
  • 6 large sea scallops
  • 1 tablespoon sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chives
  • 1 teaspoon chopped chervil
  • 1/2 cup yellow tomato puree (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 cup red tomato puree (recipe follows)
  • 2 sprigs chervil
  • Salt and pepper
  • Tomato Puree:
  • 3/4 cup tomatoes diced
  • 2 tablespoons white wine
  • Salt and pepper
  • Heat the oil in a medium saute pan. Slice each scallop into 3 pieces, and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Quickly sear the scallops on both sides. Be careful not to overcook. Remove and place on a plate to cool. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, chives, and chervil, and season with salt and pepper. Set aside. Build your funky parfaits in two parfait glasses. Spoon 2 tablespoons yellow puree into each glass, followed by three slices of scallop, 2 tablespoons red puree, three slices scallops, 2 tablespoons yellow puree, three scallops, 2 tablespoons red puree. Top each with 1 tablespoon herb cream and garnish with the chervil sprig. Refrigerate for 1 hour before serving.

Tomato Puree:
  • In a small pan over the medium heat, cook the tomatoes and wine for 20 minutes. Season to taste, cool and puree.

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