Pan Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree and Crispy Bacon

Cook: 25 minutes
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.

Pan Seared Scallops with Cauliflower Puree and Crispy Bacon

Scallops recipe with cisipy bacon in a bed of creamy cauliflower. Easy and utterly delicious, the perfect starter or great as main dish.

Ingredients

6 scallops

1/2 medium cauliflower

50g butter

150ml milk

150ml double cream

4 rashers streaky bacon

Dill springs to garnish

Cooking steps

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

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.

Step 3

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

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!

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

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.

Step 3

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

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