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Seafood and eat it!

Seafood and eat it!

Brendan Stapleton

Seared Scallops, sweet corn, pea, smoked bacon and wild mushroom succotash - charred tomato viniagrette

 

serves 4

 

1 tbsp. canola oil

1 cup sweet corn

1 cup english peas, shucked, blanched

1/4 c smoked bacon, cooked and diced

1 cup mixed wild mushrooms, cooked

1 pint heirloom cherry tomato, halved

3/4 cup golden beets, cooked and medium dice

1 ea shallot, finely diced

3 ea garlic cloves, finely diced

2 tbsp chives, chopped

1 ea fresh lemon juice

1/4 c butter

 

1 tbsp. canola oil

12 ea u-10 scallops, cleaned and dry

1/4 c butter, cubed

1 tbsp. thyme, chopped

 

4 ea plum tomato, grilled, seeded, and skins removed

1.5 tbsp dijon mustard

1 ea shallots, chopped

1/2 c sherry vinegar

1/4 c honey

2 cups canola oil

1/2 c extra virgin olive oil

 

 

In a hot saute pan, swirl in the canola oil.

Add the sweet corn, peas, smoked bacon, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes, beets and roast for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the shallots and garlic and continue to cook on medium heat until warm. Add chopped chives, lemon juice and butter and set aside

 

In another hot saute pan swirl in the oil. Season the scallops with salt and pepper. Sear the scallops on one side being carefully not to touch them once in the pan for 2 minutes. Flip the scallops and cook for one minute. Add butter abd chop parsley and baste the scallops off the heat until medium rare about 1 minute.

Arrange the sweet corn succotash in the center of the plates and top with seared scallops. Finish with the tomato vinaigrette. Garnish with micro basil

 

To make the vinaigrette:

In a robo coupe add the all the ingredients and chop all the tomatoes until a tomato liquid forms. Add the canola oil until it start to emulsify, season with salt and pepper. Remove from the robo coupe into a steel mixing bowl. With a whisk and the extra virgin to finish the dressing.

 

For more amazing recipes like this, check out Chef Steve Zimie and his amazing team at the Burlington Chopps Marriott located at 1 Mall road in Burlington ma, 01803.