Recipe courtesy of Graham Kerr

Eggs Yalumba

  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

4 tablespoons butter

2 tablespoons flour

5/8 cup asparagus juice

5/8 cup milk

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

Nutmeg, to taste

2 teaspoons paprika

1/4 cup dry white wine

Clarified butter

10 ounces peeled green jumbo shrimp

2 tablespoons rye whisky

1/2 lemon, juiced

2 tablespoons dry white wine

1 (16-ounce) can white asparagus

4 hard boiled eggs, cut in 1/2, yolks removed

Parmesan cheese, to garnish

Finely chopped parsley, to garnish

Directions

  1. For sauce: Melt 1 tablespoon butter in saucepan and add flour. Stir to form roux and cook gently for 1 minute. Add asparagus juice and when well combined, add milk. Season with salt, pepper and nutmeg and add paprika. Bring to boil, then reduce to simmer for 5 minutes. Add white wine and simmer another 6 minutes.
  2. Preheat broiler. Heat clarified butter in frying pan and add shrimp, tossing from time to time. When shrimps are colored, add whisky and flame. Add lemon juice and wine, reduce heat and simmer 3 minutes. Set shrimp aside and add contents of pan to sauce.
  3. Lay asparagus onto heatproof serving dish and warm in oven.
  4. Smash egg yolks on a board. Finely chop 2 ounces cooked shrimp and add shrimp to yolks. Combine well, then add remaining butter and season with salt and paprika. Fill egg white halves with shrimp/yolk mixture and invert onto asparagus. Nap eggs with 1/2 of sauce.
  5. Add shrimp to remaining sauce and spoon around asparagus. Dust surface with cheese and broil 3 minutes, until brrown. Garnish with parsley.
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