Tamarind Foie Gras

A superb fusion appetizer!

Moderate

Mild

30 minutes

Ingredients   Servings: 2 people

Slices of foie gras4 pieces
Tamarind Paste60g ( 4 sachets)
Soy sauce2 tbsp
Shallot 1 piece
Garlic2 cloves
Corn starch 1 tbsp

Method

1. Fry the shallots and garlic

In a small saucepan, heat the oil over medium-high.
Add the thinly sliced shallots and garlic. 
Cook, stirring, until light golden brown. 
Transfer to a paper towel to drain off excess oil.

2. Make the Tamarind sauce

Pour 4 sachets of tamarind paste in a sauce pan over medium heat.
Add 2 Tbsp of soy sauce and 1 Tbsp of brown sugar. 
Dissolve 1 Tbsp. of corn starch into 100ml of cold water and 
add this mixture to the tamarind sauce. Cook, stirring frequently.

3. Cook the pan-seared foie gras

Place a sauté pan over medium-high heat.
Sear foie gras slices until crisp and golden brown 
for about 1 minute per side.
Transfer to a paper towel to drain off excess fat.

4. Assemble and serve

Drizzle tamarind sauce over the foie gras. 
Garnish with fried garlic and shallots. Serve immediately.
Suggestion: serve with fried papaya slices.