Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce


Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce
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Last modified on: December 15th 2021

Keywords for this recipe:CocklesCabbageCreamSmokedCheese
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52 min.14 min.1 hour 6 min.
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #1

Stage 2 - 20 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #2
Prepare 1 kg cockles, then set aside in a bowl.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #3
Prepare and finely slice 2 shallots.

Set aside.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #4
Cut 200 g smoked cheese into small dice.

Set aside.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #5
Melt 1 knob butter in a small pan on medium heat.

When good and hot, add half the sliced shallots, salt and pepper.

Cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 6 - 3 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #6
Add 200 ml liquid cream and bring to the boil.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #7
Add the smoked cheese.

Stage 8 - 5 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #8
Turn down the heat and let the cheese melt, stirring from time to time.

Stage 9 - 1 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #9
Add the cockles, mix well, cover and leave off the heat to wait.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #10
Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a frying pan. When good and hot, add the remaining sliced shallots.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 11 - 4 min.
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #11
Add the cabbage, mix and leave just to heat through.

Stage 12
Cockles and cabbage with smoky cream sauce : Photo of step #12
Serve dressed on hot plates, sitting the cockles on a bed of cabbage with a generous amount of the smoky sauce poured over.

Serve immediately.
Remarks
This recipe can be varied using other types of shellfish: mussels, scallops, clams, etc.

If the sauce is a bit too rich for your taste, try adding a drizzle of vinegar or lemon juice at the end; the hint of acidity will help to balance the velvety richness of the cream and cheese.
Keeping
Should be eaten right away.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,722 Kcal or 7,210 Kj61 gr31 gr148 gr
86 %23 %3 %22 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj3 gr2 gr8 gr
5 %1 %<1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
431 Kcal or 1,805 Kj15 gr8 gr37 gr
22 %6 %1 %6 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 9.96 £
  • Per person : 2.49 £

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Source
Home made.
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