Grilled Berkshire Pork Chop with Corn and Crab “Risotto”
For the Fish Fumet:
In a saucepot, sweat vegetables and add vermouth. Let vermouth reduce for 10 minutes. Add stock and let reduce for 10 minutes. Add fresh herbs, bay leaf, red pepper flakes and heavy cream. Let reduce for 10 minutes. Strain through a fine strainer and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
For the Corn and Crab Orzo:
With a paring knife, cut along the husk from top to bottom. Open husk so corn is exposed, and pull corn from husk leaving husk intact. Discard hairs and cut corn from cob. Save husk for presentation. In a large sauté pan, combine corn, orzo and fish fumet. Let simmer until mixture is thick and creamy. Add cheese, crab and butter. Continue cooking until all ingredients are hot and well incorporated.
To Assemble and Serve:
Preheat oven to 450°F. Blanch corn husk in boiling water until hot. Dry husk and reserve for plating. Grill or sauté pork chops on both sides until nicely caramelized. Finish in oven for 10 minutes to cook to medium. Fold chives and truffle oil into risotto. Spoon risotto into corn husk. Serve pork chop over corn and crab risotto.