Pan Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree and Crispy Bacon

Scallops with crispy bacon on a bed of a creamy cauliflower puree recipe. A perfect combination of sweet scallops and salty bacon with the earthy flavour of the cauliflower puree.
A great combination of flavours and textures.

  • Beginner
  • Serves 2
  • 25 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • 6 scallops
  • 1/2 medium cauliflower
  • 50g butter
  • 150ml milk
  • 150ml double cream
  • 4 rashers streaky bacon
  • Dill springs to garnish

Let's Cook!

Pan Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree and Crispy Bacon
Step 1

Start by making the cauliflower puree. Chop the cauliflower into small chunks and place in a sauce pan along with the milk, cream and butter. Bring to a simmer and simmer for 20-30 mins or until the cauliflower is completely soft. Blitz to form a smooth puree - season to taste

Pan Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree and Crispy Bacon
Step 2

Place a non stick frying pan on a medium heat and fry the bacon until crispy. when nearly cooked add the scallops, to the pan and season well. sear on both sides until cooked through.

Pan Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree and Crispy Bacon
Step 3

Divide the cauliflower puree between two plates, top with the scallops and bacon and garnish with dill spring.

Dived king scallops

Fish used in this recipe

Dived king scallops

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Whole Scottish Smoked Scallops

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Whole Scottish Smoked Scallops

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