Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan


Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
In this recipe scallops are fried quickly, then cooked aaparagus tips are added with a sprinkling of parmesan to serve.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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Time required for this recipe:
PreparationCookingStart to finish
24 min.14 min.38 min.
Keeping: Once cooked, a few minutes.
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Stage 1 - 10 min.
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Peel 250 g green asparagus, and cook in salted boiling water until they are just cooked (still a bit crunchy).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
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When done, remove from cooking water and put ito very cold water.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
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Then drain and dry them.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Cut asparagus tips and set aside.

Heat serving plates.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
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Prepare 16 scallops by cleaning and drying them.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
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Put 3 tablespoons olive oil in a large frying pan.

Put on high heat until lightly smoking, this is important for sealing the scallops.

Place scallops in the pan, and fry 1 or 2 minutes on each side until they are golden brown.

Stage 7 - 2 min.
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Reduce a the heat a little, season, and add asparagus tips.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Grate on or add 3 tablespoons Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan), and melt by stirring for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
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Divide between hot serving plates, and serve as soon as possible.

Remarks

Any left over asparagus can be used to make soup. For this, cut into small pieces and proceed as for pumpkin soup.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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