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Lobster and scallop thermidor gratin, fennel, tarragon, yukon gold potatoes and monterey jack cheese

Mains, Fish, Seafood & Shellfish

Presented as a gratin, you will find pieces of lobster and scallops served in creamy and cheesy white sauce.Served with a side of sliced fennel, flavored with tarragon.

Ingredients

Recipe for 4 persons

Lobster and scallop Thermidor

1 Unit(s)
Lobster
20 Unit(s)
Frozen bay scallop
1 Unit(s)
Fennel
6 Unit(s)
Fingerling potatoes
500 Ml
Milk
30 Gr
Butter
2 Unit(s)
French shallot
8 Unit(s)
Button mushrooms
1 Clove(s)
Chopped garlic
30 Gr
Wheat flour
1 Tbsp
Maille grain mustard
4 Sprig(s)
Tarragon
0.50 Tsp
Paprika
200 Gr
Monterey jack cheese

Preparation time: 45 min

Preheat your four at 425 °F

  • Set up
    Finely chop the shallots.Slice the mushrooms.Chop the garlic.Coarsely chop the tarragon.Grate the cheese.Peel and slice the fennel.Peel and dice the potatoes
  • Lobster, scallops and potatoes
    Lobster:Boil a pot of water, when your water start boiling drop the lobster in it, count 12 to 13 minutes of cooking.Remove the lobster from the water with tongs, let it cool down, then cut it and recover all the flesh.Scallops:Simmer the milk in a saucepan, dip the scallops about 1 to 2 minutes.Take them out, pass the milk through a strainer.Potatoes:In a pot of cold water with salt, dip your diced potatoes, bring it to boil for 5 minutes.Drain and cool them under running cold water to stop the cooking.
  • Thermidor sauce
    In a saucepan, melt the butter, add the shallots, the mushrooms and garlic and cook them for few seconds. Pour the flour and mix with your wooden spatula.Add the warm milk, stir again with a whisk, bring to boil then reduce the heat.Add the mustard, paprika, scallops, lobster meat and potatoes.Make a slight boil and then stop the fire.Add tarragon and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Fennel
    In a frying pan with oil and a knob of butter, fry the chopped fennel.Season with salt and pepper, stir fry the fennel during 3/4 minutes.
  • Gratin assembling
    Divide the fennel in the gratin dishes, add Thermidor mix on top.Top with grated cheese and bake for about 10 minutes. Make sure the cheese is nicely colored.

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