Herb Crusted Sea Scallops recipe by Chef Rabih Fouany Phoenicia Hotela Beirut


Serves 4 persons | Prep/cooking time 60 mins
  • 800g sea scallops
  • 160g breadcrumbs
  • 20g Dijon mustard
  • 5g espelette pepper
  • 20g chopped chives
  • 100g butter
  • 30ml lemon juice
  • Half bunch of chopped parsley
  • 5g chopped garlic
  • 20g olive powder
  • 50ml vegetable oil
  • 40ml raspberry vinegar
  • 25g Dijon mustard
  • 50g fresh raspberry
  • 300g celery branches
  • 200g baby zucchini
  • 100g Kenyan beans
  • 50g shallot chopped
  • 100ml olive oil
  • Salt and black peppercorns
  1. Mix the breadcrumbs with the mustard, melted butter, lemon juice, chives, parsley, espelette, garlic, salt and pepper.
  2. Place the scallops in a shallow baking dish lined with parchment paper. Spread the breadcrumbs mixture completely over the scallops and bake for 10 mins.
  3. For the dressing, mix the vinegar, salt and pepper together until the salt is dissolved. Add the mustard, corn oil and fresh raspberry. Using a blender, mix well until you obtain a smooth and consistent dressing, then store in the fridge and stir well before using.
  4. Boil the water in a large pot, gently blanch the vegetables, cool then set aside.
  5. Using a large pan and over a medium heat, warm one spoon of olive oil, add the chopped shallots and gently fry for 5 minutes. Then add the cooked vegetables, season with salt and pepper and continue cooking for another 10 mins.
  6. Dress with the raspberry dressing on the plate and add the baked scallops in the middle. Garnish with black olive powder and finish with sautéed vegetables.
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