Seared Scallops with a Yellow Pepper Puree

 

Head Chef Brandon Strebel shares his recipe for Seared Scallops with a Yellow Pepper Puree.

Yellow Pepper Puree

Yield 1-¼ cups

  • 2 large Yellow Bell Peppers
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • ¼ cup Water Salt Freshly Ground Pepper
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

1. Cut the pepper in half and remove the stem, seeds and white rib from inside.
2. Cut the pepper into 1-inch pieces.
3. In a small saucepan combine the peppers, butter and water. Bring to a simmer then cover the pan.
4. Turn the heat to low and cook the peppers for about 25 minutes.
5. Add the peppers to a blender and blend on high until smooth.
6. Add the 2 tablespoons to the blender and mix well.
7. Strain through a fine sieve.
8. Season with salt and pepper. Scallops Scallops Butter Salt Butter

Scallops

1. Sear the scallops in a hot pan with the butter, only 2-3 minutes per side depending on the size of the scallops.
2. Season with salt and pepper.

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