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Asparagus with trout

 

Crab rsti
  • 500 GRAM ASPARAGUS, cleaned and cooked 15 minutes
  • BUNCH OF GREEN ONIONS
  • 1/4 CUP WHITE WINE
  • 600 GRAM TROUT FIL,ET, in large chunks
  • 1/2 CUP CREAM
 
  • 5 POTATOES, unpeeled and cooked 10 minutes
  • 250 GRAM CRAB MEAT, prepared fresh or from can
  • 1 TBSP CAPERS
  • JUICE AND RIND FROM 1/2 LEMON
  • BUNCH OF CHIVES, chopped
  • 1 TBSP PARSLEY, cut
  • 1 TSP CAYENNE PEPPER

Chop half of the green onions. Cut the asparagus in half and the remaining green onions in chunks of the same size. Stir fry the chopped and cut green onions a few minutes, add the white wine, the cream and the trout, and cook, while stirring, on high heat until most of the liquid has evaporated. Add the asparagus and cook two minutes more.

Peel the potatoes and grate them. Mix them with all other ingredients and put the mixture in the fridge for 2 hours. Form 12 potato cookies and fry these in a layer of hot oil until golden brown, about 3 minutes on each side.

On 26 July 1953 the Cuban revolution started, led by Fidel Castro against the regime of Battista. Castro was convicted by the court to 15 years prison, but came free in 1955 as a result of international pressure. Click on culinary calendar for more links between cooking and history.