Shrimp, Asparagus and Asian Pear Salad

Shrimp, Asparagus and Asian Pear Salad
  • 4 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:10 Cooking
  • 0:20 Total Time

Ingredients

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  • 4

    green asparagus

  • 4

    Asian pears like fragrant pear

  • 1 lb
    (450 g)

    nordic shrimps

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    fresh chives

  • 2 tsp.
    (10 mL)

    celery leaves

  • 1/4 cup
    (60 mL)

    1% sour cream

  • 1 tsp.
    (5 mL)

    lime juice

  • salt and white pepper to taste

Preparation

Peel asparagus stalks and cook 8 to 10 minutes until tender-crisp. Cool.

Wash pears and dice 1 in. (2.5 cm) thick.

Combine asparagus and shrimp.

Chop chives and celery leaves. Add to asparagus shrimp mixture.

Blend sour cream and lime juice.

Gently combine the two mixtures.

Adjust seasoning.

Source: Chef José Trottier

Wine and meal pairing

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Delicate and light
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Product category: white wine.

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