Braised Chicory with Orange and Scallops

A light and zingy starter that can be made in minutes from Matthew Fort
By Matthew Fort
Braised Chicory with Orange and Scallops
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  • Serves: 2
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • knob butter
  • 2 heads chicory
  • 150 ml chicken stock
  • 1 orange, juice only
  • vegetable oil, for frying
  • 4 scallops

Method

1. Melt a good knob of butter in a saucepan, then add the chicory, stock and squeeze over the orange juice. Gently simmer until the chicory has softened.

2. Meanwhile heat a frying pan and add a dash of oil and some butter. Season the scallops with salt and pepper, then sear them quickly on each side.

3. Serve the braised chicory with the scallops.

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