Recipe: Pan fried scallop with foie gras from chef Billy of Royal China Club

Try this for the weekend, a recipe by chef Billy of the Royal China Club, London, for Nee Hao Magazine.

Preparing the Foie Gras

Cut a piece of Foie Gras the same size as the scallop; season with a bit of salt and white pepper, than coated slight with flour.

Wait till the pan is hot, and then put the piece of Foie Gras in to pan fried, keeping medium flame and no need for oil.

After about 1 minute the natural fat of the Foie Gras will melt.

Take out the Foie Gras and get rid of the fat, the repeat the same frying process on the other side.

Preparing the Scallop

1. Separate the king’s scallop from the shell and rinse under the tap.

2. Soak up the excessive water with a clean cloth.

3. Heat up the pan and put in a few drops of olive oil.

4. Pan fried the scallop until slightly brown.

5. Turn round the scallop and fried the other side until slight brown.

c) Preparing the sauce:

1. Warm up the pan.

2. Add finely chopped shallot and red wine.

3. Use medium flame and keep stirring till warm.

4. Sprinkle a bit of black pepper on top.


Sandwich the cooked scallop on a plate with 2 pieces of the prepared Foie Gras. Pour the sauce on top and serve.

Chinese Tea Chest at Royal China Club
Chinese Tea Chest at Royal China Club

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