Salad I use fresh leaf salads, the more colorful the better… the varieties are: Lollo Rosso, Lollo Bianco, Radicchio, oak leaf lettuce, lamb’s lettuce…
Asparagus My asparagus comes this time in boiling salt water. Cooked until firm to the bite, I marinate the asparagus later. You can use green or white fresh asparagus. I have used fresh white asparagus here. The green asparagus is usually available around the year in supermarkets, the white asparagus has season in Germany from April to June. Otherwise it is an imported product.
Prawns I give this salad as topping prawns. You can recognise raw prawns by their grey colour. I fry the prawns in a pan briefly and quickly over high heat.
Dressing One of my favourite dressings is the standard dressing of my loved ones: a mixture of white wine vinegar, orange juice, oil, mustard, honey and spices. It goes exceptionally well with my asparagus salad.
2. Recipe for Lettuce with Asparagus and Prawns
Now it’s time to start, here are the last tips before you start to cook…
You can vary the leaf salads, use green or white asparagus and always get a successful asparagus salad.
If guests come and you need something vegetarian: The shrimps are the topping, you can also change the ingredients and use goat cheese instead of shrimps. Have a look at the goat cheese salad, where I will show you how to refine the goat cheese 🙂
Have fun with your individual composition and good luck!
Asparagus Salad with Prawns Recipe
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200glettucefor example: Lollo Rosso, Lollo Bianco, oak leaf, radicchio and frisée
60gvine tomatoessmall tomatoes
200gasparaguswhite or green asparagus
1pcclove of garlic
1tbswhite wine vinegar
1tbshoneyor agave syrup
1pinchpepperI like to use green ground pepper.
Peel the white asparagus and cut off the ends briefly. Place the peeled asparagus in a pot with plenty of water. Enrich with salt, sugar and butter and cook for about 10 minutes. Then take the asparagus out of the water and cut into pleasantly large pieces.
Wash the fresh leaf salad and spin dry in the salad spinner. Tear the lettuce into bite-sized leaf pieces by hand. Spread over the salad bowls in portions. Halve the small tomatoes and spread over the salad.
Press out an orange for the dressing. A finished direct juice from oranges can also be used as a substitute..
Now mix the dressing with the orange juice, white wine vinegar, mustard, honey, oil, salt and pepper to an emulsion with the whisk.
Put the prawns in a hot pan with oil, halve the garlic and pepper, add salt. Brown only SHORTly from both sides.
Marinate the lukewarm asparagus and the prepared leaf salad with the salad dressing and serve. Topping the salad with the prawns. Enjoy your meal! ... Almost forgotten... Cut the tomatoes in half or slice them to decorate the salad.
3. Nutritional Values
Asparagus Salad with Prawns Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 527Calories from Fat 414
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 46g71%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Polyunsaturated Fat 21g
Monounsaturated Fat 15g
Total Carbohydrates 19g6%
Dietary Fiber 5g20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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