Spice-seared foie gras, wild mushroom naan and fennel-mango chutney salad

servings4
60 minutes

Ingredients

Wild mushroom naan

  • 3 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 700g of mixed seasonal wild mushrooms, stalks removed finely chopped
  • salt

Dough

  • 1000g of self-raising flour, plus extra for dusting
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 530ml of water
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp truffle oil
  • 1 tbsp of unsalted butter, melted

Fennel-mango chutney salad

  • 1/2 fennel bulb, thinly sliced lengthwise
  • 1/4 bunch of chives, chopped
  • black pepper
  • 1/4 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of mango chutney
  • salt

Spice-seared foie gras

  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 1 tbsp of fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp of coriander seeds
  • 1 star anise
  • 300g of foie gras, cut into slices 1cm thick
  • sea salt

Method

1
First, prepare the wild mushroom and truffle oil naan. Heat the vegetable oil in a pan and add the cumin seeds. As they begin to crackle, add the chopped mushrooms and sauté over a medium heat
  • 3 tbsp of vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 700g of mixed seasonal wild mushrooms
2
They will release quite a lot of water; keep stirring until the mixture dries out. Season with salt, then remove from the heat and set aside
  • salt
3
Sift the flour into a large bowl, stir in the salt and make a well in the centre. Add the mushroom mixture, water and vegetable oil to the well and knead together to make a rough dough
  • 1000g of self-raising flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 530ml of water
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
4
Cover with cling film and leave to rest for 20 minutes. Gently knead again for 2 minutes, then divide the dough into 10 portions and shape them into smooth balls
5
Place them on a lightly floured tray, cover with cling film or a damp cloth and leave to rest for 20 minutes
  • 1000g of self-raising flour
6
For the fennel-mango chutney salad, put all the ingredients in a bowl and mix well, then refridgerate while you bake the naans and sear the fois gras
  • 1/2 fennel bulb
  • 1/4 bunch of chives
  • black pepper
  • 1/4 lemon
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp of mango chutney
  • salt
7
To prepare the spice-seared foie gras, roast all the spices in a dry frying pan, then leave to cool. Place them in a spice mill or coffee grinder and grind to a fine powder. Leave to one side until ready to cook the fois gras
  • 2 green cardamom pods
  • 1 tbsp of fennel seeds
  • 1 tbsp of coriander seeds
  • 1 star anise
8
Roll out each naan ball into a circle about 3mm thick. Place on a hot baking sheet and bake in an oven preheated to 200°C/Gas Mark 6 for 4–5 minutes, until golden brown. Baste with the truffle oil and melted butter
  • 2 tsp truffle oil
  • 1 tbsp of unsalted butter
9
Season the foie gras with salt, dust with the spice powder and sear in a very hot pan for 30 seconds on each side
  • 300g of foie gras
  • sea salt
10
To serve, place a warm wild mushroom naan in the centre of 4 long plates and place the seared foie gras on top. Arrange the fennel and mango chutney salad to one side and spoon a little mango chutney on the other side