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Pan Seared Shrimp with Braised Legumes and Crispy Leeks

Serves 4


Crispy Leeks Ingredients:

Method of Preparation:

24 Shrimp: Pat dry with towel, season with salt and pepper. Cook on both sides for 2-3 minutes.

Legumes: Heat pan, add butter, onion, carrots and celery. Sauté. Add beans and chicken stock, cook for 15 minutes.

Strings: To prepare fried leeks, toss the leek strings in the flour. Dust off any excess and season with pepper. Fry the leek strings in canola oil heated to 350°F for 30 to 60 seconds or until golden brown and cripsy. Blot on the paper towels and season to tast with salt.

Final Assembly: Place some of the braised legumes in the center of plate. Add 6 seared shrimp around plate. Place some crispy leeks over scallops.

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