Asparagus And Fish Recipes

Asparagus And Fish Recipes

Asparagus with its tender buttery sweet flavour and subtle earthy notes makes a perfect accompaniment to serve with fish. British Asparagus is highly prized seasonal treat. The season runs for a short eight week period from 23rd April to 21st June, so enjoy it while it is widely available in our shops. Below we have a collection of recipes that are ideal for making the most of this delicious vegetable.

About Asparagus

One of the true delicacies of the vegetable world this vegetable is very easy to prepare and cook. Asparagus is a great healthy choice for your diet with high levels of vitamins A and C, potassium, iron and calcium.

Early in the season will probably just need a wash under the tap and a trim on the bottom . Later on the spears tends to get woody at the base – not such good eating. For these larger specimens bend the lower part until it snaps and throw the woody end away. If the bottom section has a tough skin pare away with a peeler or trimming knife to expose the paler and more tender flesh.

This vegetable cooks speedily, allow about 2-5 minutes to steam or boil, 5 minutes to grill, and 8-12 minutes roasting in an oven. Remember that larger plants will cook more slowly than thinner

Fish & Asparagus recipes

These are a selection of recipes that pair this spring vegetable with different types of fish. We have boiled steamed and grilled options, all will make a very tasty meal.

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It is worth noting that these green spears makes a great side dish, tasty and good looking with fish, even if its not an ingredient in the recipe

By |2024-05-03T12:42:05+01:00April 30th, 2024|Categories: Recipes|Tags: |

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