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.
201,8574.2/5 for 28 ratings
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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

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
927 Kcal or 3,881 Kj95 gr10 gr57 gr
46 %36 %1 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
113 Kcal or 473 Kj12 gr1 gr7 gr
6 %4 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
232 Kcal or 971 Kj24 gr2 gr14 gr
12 %9 %<1 %2 %
% 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.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Green asparagusGreen asparagus: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pasta with green asparagus, Green asparagus omelette, Minestrone, ... All
ScallopsScallops: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Scallops with crunchy vegetables and wine sabayon, Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Scallops with fondue of leeks, Scallops au gratin, Normandy seafood stew, ... All
Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan)Parmigiano reggiano (Parmesan): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Leek and artichoke tart à la piémontaise, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Tomato tatin, Curried prawn risotto, Gratin of purple artichokes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chicken club sandwich, Guacamole, Mushroom Pancakes au Gratin, Confit of carrots with bacon, Polenta, ... All

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