Seared Scallops With Soba Noodles and Crushed Tomatoes
Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Seafood Asian Italian Fusion
Cook time: 
Total time: 
Serves: 2
Pan Seared Scallops with Soba Noodles and Crushed Tomato Sauce
  • ½ pound fresh scallops
  • Half a package of 100% buckwheat soba noodles
  • 8 Small to medium sized vine tomatoes
  • 2 Tbs ghee or other fat
  • ½ lb chard
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp toasted pumpkin seed oil (optional)
  • Sea salt and pepper
  1. Boil water in a medium-sized pot.
  2. Add soba noodles and cook over low medium heat for 8 minutes or until tender. No Longer! Set a timer.
  3. While noodles are cooking, Start working on your sauce. Heat ghee in medium skillet and add tomatoes. Cook down until skins start to blister and split. Carefully puncture and slice as needed and add red pepper flakes. Stir and coat.
  4. Rinse and tear chard leaves. Place in steamer with water. Don't steam just yet.
  5. When noodles are done, strain, rinse under cold water and set aside.
  6. When tomatoes are cooked down enough, carefully smash them with a wooden spoon.
  7. Start steaming the chard leaves.
  8. Heat a large pan over high heat and add ghee (or other fat)
  9. Rinse and pat scallops dry. Remove any shell pieces. Season with salt and pepper.
  10. Once pan is almost smoking, add scallops and sear for 1 and ½ to 2 minutes each side. No longer! Set a timer.
  11. Ready noodles by adding your fresh tomato sauce and steamed chard. Top with scallops as soon as they're ready.
  12. And you're done!
  13. For a more exotic flavor, add a tsp of toasted pumpkin seed oil. (Optional)
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