Scallop & sea urchin har gow (crystal dumplings) with yuzu & lobster emulsion by Chef Justin Quek

This video recipe is an extract of the live cooking session with Chef Justin Quek who gently received Ti Yan Academy in his beautiful restaurant “Justin Flavours of Asia

Scallop & sea urchin har gow (crystal dumplings) with yuzu & lobster emulsion by Chef Justin Quek

Scallop and Uni filling

  • 200 g Fresh scallop (minced)
  • 1 kg fresh prawns (cut into dices)
  • 25 g Uni paste
  • 8 g salt
  • 25 g chicken powder
  • 30 g sugar
  • 40 g Shallots oil
  • 20 g corn starch

Har Gow dough

  • 150 g wheat flour
  • 100 g potato starch
  • 375 ml hot water (boiling)

Lobster and Uni Emulsion

  • 10 g Champagne
  • 80 g Lobster Stock
  • 30 g Uni Paste
  • 120 g Chicken Stock
  • 20 g fresh yuzu juice
  • 50 g butter cubes

Scallop and Uni filling

  1. In a mixing bowl, mix scallop and Uni paste and diced prawns together

  2. add in the seasoning and stir well

  3. then add in shallots oil and corn starch

  4. adjust the mixture with 50g of ice water

  5. keep the filling in the fridge: it is ready to use

Har Gow dough

  1. In a mixing bowlm stir in the boiling water onto the wheat flour and potato starch

  2. stir rapidly until translucent dough

  3. add in 30g vegetables shortening

  4. continue to stir

  5. then add in another 100g of potato starch

  6. knead with your hand

  7. cover with a damp cloth

  8. Roll the dough into long cylinder

  9. cut into 30g pieces

  10. always cover with damp cloth

  11. Take a piece of dough and roll with a small rolling pin to 3cm diameter circle

  12. add in a spoonful of the scallop and uni filling

  13. fold the dumpling

  14. keep it covered

  15. repeat the same procedure

Lobster and Uni Emulsion

  1. In a sauce pan, mix everything together except the butter cubes

  2. Reduce to 3/4, then add in butter cubes

  3. blend and emulsifier

Once all the above are ready

  1. prepare a steaming basket

  2. once is at full steam, put in the scallop and uni har gow

  3. steam for 4 min

  4. Sautees sone Oriental Greens with butter

  5. To assemble the dish, place Oriental Greens at base and place Har Gow on it.

  6. Put the sauce around it and finally top with sone Royal Oscietra Caviar

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