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

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For 4 people, you will need:
  • 1 scallops 16 scallops
  • 2 green asparagus spears 250 g green asparagus spears
  • 3 Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano) 3 tablespoons Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano)
  • 4 olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 5 salt salt
  • 6 pepper pepper
  • Total weight: 820 grams

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
24 min.14 min.38 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 10 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
Peel 250 g green asparagus spears, and cook in salted boiling water until they are just cooked (still a bit crunchy).

Stage 2 - 2 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
When done, remove from cooking water and put ito very cold water.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
Then drain and dry them.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
Cut asparagus tips and set aside.

Heat serving plates.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
Prepare 16 scallops by cleaning and drying them.

Stage 6 - 4 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
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.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
Reduce a the heat a little, season, and add asparagus tips.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
Grate on or add 3 tablespoons Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano), and melt by stirring for 1 or 2 minutes.

Stage 9 - 5 min.
Scallops with green asparagus tips and parmesan
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.
Keeping
Once cooked, a few minutes.
Source
Home made.
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).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 16.62 €
  • Per person : 4.16 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Green asparagus spearsGreen asparagus spears: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pasta with green asparagus, Raw green asparagus salad, Minestrone, Eggs with green asparagus and Parmesan cheese, Green asparagus omelette, ... All
ScallopsScallops: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Warm scallop and cabbage salad, Scallops with fondue of leeks, Normandy seafood stew, Scallops with cabbage julienne, Scallop and leek pancakes, ... All
Olive oilOlive oil: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Tzatziki, Minestrone, Green parsley sauce, Green asparagus omelette, Red mullet fillets in a quick marinade, ... All
Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano)Parmesan (Parmigiano Reggiano): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Spaghetti with tomatoes and pesto, Pea risotto "Mantecare", Nanou's red cabbage salad, Tagliatelle and courgette spaghetti, carbonara style, Cashew-nut and Parmesan biscuits, ... All
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