Matt Moran’s Asparagus And Cos Salad With Bottaga And Soft Egg

Matt Moran’s Asparagus And Cos Salad With Bottaga And Soft Egg

Matt Moran

Guest Food Editor

14/09/2017

Spring is here and the TV chef Matt Moran and Tom Haynes from the acclaimed Chiswick Woollahra restaurant in Sydney shares one of their new seasonal menu delights - asparagus and cos salad with Bottaga and soft egg.

It’s the perfectly balanced meal that celebrates the latest seasonal ingredients.

 

Recipe 4 portions

Start by cooking the soft boiled eggs, bring a pot of salty boiling water to a boil, and add 6 room temperature eggs to cook for 7 minutes.

Once cooked, remove from the pot and place into ice cold water to stop the cooking. Gently peel the eggs, cut them in half and keep at room temperature.

To make the dressing, mix the mayonnaise, zest of 1 lemon, juice of 1 lemon, half the capers and chopped parsley in a bowl and season with salt and pepper.

Next, gently peel the asparagus and place in boiling, salted water for 2 minutes until tender and cool in ice cold water.

Once cooled, cut in half and with the cos lettuce, dress with the lemon caper mayonnaise dressing. Season well and arrange on a plate with the eggs and sprinkle over the capers, bread crumbs and grated Bottaga.

Ingredients

  • 2 x bunches new season asparagus
  • 2 x baby gem lettuce – washed and cut in half
  • 6 x eggs
  • Bottaga
  • 1 x lemon juice
  • 1 x lemon zest
  • 150gm mayonnaise
  • ¼ bunch parsley
  • 40gram capers
  • 50gm toasted panko breadcrumbs
  • Sea salt
  • White pepper
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Asparagus And Cos Salad With Bottaga And Soft Egg

The Carousel would like to thank Matt Moran and Tom Haynes for their recipe. You can check out more of Matt’s recipes here

And check out the Chiswick Restaurant, too.

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