#TopChef Season 10 Seattle Recap @BravoTopChef

written by Jessica Chiasson Wood on January 14, 2013 in #TopChef A-Listers with one Comment

As the 10th season of Top Chef rolls on, this week’s episode is always the most anticipated Restaurant Wars!!!

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What’s your favorite dish of the season?

Mine is Oysters with Chilled Old Bay Broth & Ginger Scallion Pesto from the Roller Derby Challenge

Challenge: Prepare a Hot or Cold Oyster Dish for Emeril Chef: Sheldon Simeon

Oysters with Chilled Old Bay Broth & Ginger Scallion Pesto

Oysters with Chilled Old Bay Broth and Ginger Scallion Pesto
Top Chef, Season 10, Episode 8, Quickfire Challenge
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Seafood
  • Oysters:
  • 6 Samish bay oysters, on half shell, chilled
  • Lemon olive oil
  • Old Bay Broth:
  • 1 cup dashi
  • 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
  • Ginger Scallion:
  • 2 tablespoons ginger, minced
  • quarter cup scallions, minced
  • 2 tablespoons peanut oil
  • half teaspoon white soy
  1. To Make the Broth:
  2. Heat dashi and season with Old Bay. Chill.
  3. To Make the Ginger Scallion:
  4. Heat peanut oil in sauté pan until smoking. Place ginger and scallion in mortar and pestle. Pour hot oil over ginger and scallion. Muddle until well incorporated. Season with white soy.
  5. To Plate:
  6. Top each oyster with Old Bay broth, ginger and scallion. Finish with lemon oil.

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