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There cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns it’s a refined appetizer which can also become a light first course. An aromatic recipe, completed by the rich flavor of king prawns wrapped in slices of lard.

Ingrediants

  • 5 medium potatoes
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 sachets of saffron
  • 150 dl of vegetable broth
  • chives
  • 8 peeled and cleaned prawns
  • 8 thin slices of lard
  • butter
  • salt and pepper.

How to prepare: Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns

A dish that could appear on a menu starred restaurant, but it has a preparation really easy. A velvety that looks like pumpkin, but instead has the delicate flavor of potato, enriched by the spicy note of saffron.

The prawns, on the other hand, are wrapped in savory taste of lard which contains their sweet and refined flavor inside, creating a pleasant and surprising contrast on the palate.

It is important, for the success of the dish, that the lard that wraps the prawns is very crunchy. For this they must be gilded in a pan over high heat, moving them often so that it becomes “crunchy” on all sides.

Thanks to the presence of king prawns and lard, the cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns lends itself to open both a meat and fish meal.

OTHER TASTY RECIPES: Cream of peas, Potato soup, Cream of leeks

Easy execution Preparation time 10 min Cooking time 30 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 1

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 1

To prepare the saffron potato soup with harnessed prawns, peel the potatoes and carrot and cut them into cubes. Also peel the shallot and chop finely. Brown it in a saucepan with a knob of butter. Add the vegetables and cook while stirring. Cover everything with the hot broth and bring to a boil. Let it go over medium heat until the vegetables are tender.

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 2

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 2

Collect the vegetables in the mug of a food processor. Correct with salt and pepper. Add a little broth in which you have dissolved the saffron and blend. Continue incorporating more broth until you get the consistency of a velvety.

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 3

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 3

Wrap each prawn in a slice of lard and stop everything with a knot of chives. Sear the prawns in a pan over high heat on both sides.

Preparation Cream of saffron potatoes with harnessed prawns - Phase 4

Spread the cream into four bowls. Ultimate with two king prawns in each dish and serve the cream of potatoes with prawns dressed in harness. To taste, complete with freshly whipped pepper.

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