Mushroom scallops with apple and parsnip mash

Author: BOSH!

Mushroom scallops with apple and parsnip mash

You’d never believe how easy it is to recreate that “fishy” seafood flavour of scallops using trumpet or oyster mushrooms. This is a great dish to serve when impressing dinner party guests!

Total Time: 40 minutes

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4

Total Time: 40 minutes

Servings: 4

Ingredients

Method

Ingredients

(Servings: 4)

  • For the “scallops”:
  • 1 1 trumpet mushrooms
  • 0.25 0.25 tsp salt
  • Juice of 2 lemons
  • 0.25 0.25 tsp oil
  • For the mash:
  • 0.75 0.75 parsnips, peeled and chopped
  • 0.25 0.25 Bramley apple, peeled and chopped
  • 0.25 0.25 tsp oil
  • 6.25 6.25 ml water
  • pinch of salt
  • 0.25 0.25 Tbsp plant milk
  • For the dressing:
  • Juice and zest of 1-2 lemons
  • 0.25 0.25 shallot, finely diced
  • Hazelnut oil
  • 0.125 0.125 tsp Dijon mustard
  • To serve:
  • 12.5 12.5 g hazelnuts, toasted
  • Watercress or greens

Method

  1. Slice the mushrooms stems into scallop size pieces and cover with warm water – add the salt and lemon juice and leave to soak overnight.
  2. Place the apples and parsnips into a pan with the oil, water and salt. Cook over a medium heat until soft (stirring occasionally so as not to catch).
  3. Allow to cool, then puree in a food processor with the milk until smooth.
  4. Next, make the dressing – combine the shallot with the lemon juice and set aside for 20 minutes. Then, add the mustard and a drizzle of hazelnut oil and whisk until combined.
  5. Remove the mushroom scallops from the water and dry. Heat the oil in the frying pan and add the mushroom, season with a pinch of salt and cook on both sides.
  6. Serve with the apple and parsnip puree, dressed greens and scattered with hazelnuts.

Written by

BOSH!

BOSH! is a duo of British vegan chefs from Sheffield consisting of Henry Firth and Ian Theasby. They host a successful vegan cooking channel on YouTube, have authored a series of vegan cookbooks, and host the ITV1 television programme Living on the Veg.

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