Spiced brown shrimp butter with asparagus

A lovely summer recipe, light and fresh.
Great as a starter to share or as a main course for 2 or the perfect Sunday brunch.
The great brown shrimps, peeled of course, in a bed of crunchy asparagus with a bit of spice from the cayenne pepper all married with a lemon butter.

  • Beginner
  • Serves 2
  • 25 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • Pack of peeled brown shrimps
  • 3 bunches of in season British asparagus
  • 125g butter
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp cayenne pepper

Let's Cook!

Spiced brown shrimp butter with asparagus
Step 1

Chop the woody ends from the asparagus and blanch in boiling water before plunging immediately into ice water, drain and dry on paper towel.

Spiced brown shrimp butter with asparagus
Step 2

In a frying pan gently melt the butter with the cayenne pepper, season with salt and pepper and add the brown shrimp, gently warm through in the butter. Once the shrimp our cooked squeeze in the lemon juice.

Spiced brown shrimp butter with asparagus
Step 3

Place the asparagus on a platter and spoon over the shrimp and spiced butter

Spiced brown shrimp butter with asparagus
Step 4

Peeled Wild Brown Shrimps

Fish used in this recipe

Peeled Wild Brown Shrimps

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Best North Atlantic peeled prawns

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Best North Atlantic peeled prawns

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