Scampi Cream with Green Apple, Crispy Bacon and Chinese Badian

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11Ingredients
300Calories
80Minutes

Fancy five-star meals don’t have to be purchased at five-star restaurants. You can make this Scampi Cream with Green Apple, Crispy Bacon and Chinese Badian in 80 minutes at home. This is perfect for a special intimate dinner among friends. This recipe combines the sweetness of scampis and green apples with the decadence of aromatic spices and cream for a hearty sensation. Its decadence will please the palate. Happy cooking!

Ingredients

  • 12 raw scampis
  • 1 onion
  • 1 shallot
  • 40 grams butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 chinese badian (star anise)
  • 1 tablespoon tomato (concentrate)
  • 1 glass dry white wine
  • cream (20 cl. liquid)
  • 2 slices bacon
  • 1 green apple

Directions

  1. Separate heads and tails of lobsters. Peel the tails without damaging the flesh. If possible remove the black filament.
  2. Peel the onion, shallot, and garlic, and chop them.
  3. Place the heads and shells in a pot with the oil and half the butter.
  4. Start heating over high heat while stirring constantly.
  5. Add the chopped onion, shallot, and star anise. Let brown for a few minutes, then thin down the tomato paste.
  6. Pour in the white wine with 75 ounces of water and season with salt and pepper.
  7. Cover and cook over medium heat for 25 minutes. Leave to infuse for 15 minutes, then strain the mixture through a sieve.
  8. Pour the juice into a saucepan. Add the cream and reheat without boiling.
  9. Adjust the seasoning as needed.
  10. Cook crawfish tails with the remaining butter in a non-stick pan until the butter is lightly brown.
  11. Brown the bacon in a little olive oil until crispy and cut into pieces (place them on a paper towel to remove excess fat).
  12. Wash the apple by brushing it with hot water, wipe dry and cut into thin sticks keeping the skin.
  13. Preheat soup bowls and divide the prawns in, pour the cream on top, sprinkle with sliced ​​apple and bacon, add pepper and serve immediately.
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NutritionView more

300Calories
Sodium8%DV180mg
Fat34%DV22g
Protein6%DV3g
Carbs5%DV15g
Fiber4%DV1g

PER SERVING *

Calories300Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat22g34%
Saturated Fat9g45%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol35mg12%
Sodium180mg8%
Potassium260mg7%
Protein3g6%
Calories from Fat200
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate15g5%
Dietary Fiber1g4%
Sugars6g12%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Alisa T. 5 Jul 2015
Very creamy scampi recipe and the combination of flavor that ran through this dish was so good that I couldn't resist going in for seconds. The bacon was crispy and gave it the most savory flavor.