Bistro Zin Seared Scallops With Roasted Cauliflower and Tangerin

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe from Tucson's Bistro Zin chef Dave Boehm calls for frisee lettuce, a type of chicory that looks like frizzy lettuce. If you can't find it, use an interesting sort of lettuce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté cauliflower with 2 tablespoons canola oil over medium heat for about 15 minutes, until al dente. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside.
  2. Reduce wine with shallots, bay leaf and peppercorns until 2 tablespoons of liquid remain. Add orange juice and reduce by half. Strain liquid and whisk in butter. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Wash frisee in cold water and drain. Mix frisee, tangerine segments, grapefruit segments, cooked peas, chives, extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper.
  4. Season scallops with salt and white pepper. Sear over high heat with 2 tablespoons canola oil for 2 minutes on each side. Let rest for 2 to 3 minutes after cooking.