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    Crunchy Topped Prawn & Asparagus Bake

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    42 mins

    10 mins

    32 mins

    twissis's Note:

    This recipe is from the *Best Seafood Recipes* of the Australian Women's Weekly cookbook series, is an easy make-ahead fix & makes a great 1-dish meal when paired w/a mixed green salad. Per the intro, "This dish can be made several hrs ahead. Keep covered in the refrigerator & bake just b4 required." *Enjoy*

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 375°F.
    2. 2
      Cook asparagus till crisp-tender, cut into 1-in pieces & set aside.
    3. 3
      Melt 1st butter amt in med saucepan. Add garlic, celery, bell pepper & prawns. Stir constantly over med-heat for about 3 min or till prawns are tender.
    4. 4
      Add flour, stir for 1 min & remove from heat.
    5. 5
      Gradually stir in milk & return to heat, stirring constantly for 3 min or till mixture boils & thickens.
    6. 6
      Remove from heat & stir in asparagus + half the cheese. Spoon mixture into shallow oven-proof dish.
    7. 7
      Combine remaining cheese, breadcrumbs & 2nd butter amt in bowl & sprinkle evenly over the prawn mixture.
    8. 8
      Bake for about 20 min or till golden brown. Allow to cool slightly & serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on January 02, 2013

      55

      This was soo good! I used smaller/thin asparagus so they cooked fast, but were perfectly tender. Also used store-bought bread crumbs which worked well, but otherwise made as written. Was like eating a nice meal out, but I made it! Glad I am the only one who eats seafood, I didn't have to share! Made for Football Pool 2012-13 Win.

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    • on June 26, 2007

      55

      This was an easy as can be, and totally delish to enjoy either right at that moment, or~for a later evening meal. I had plenty of beautiful shrimp on hand, as well as the usual abundance of asparagus, so the two married quite nicely, coupled with the delicate taste of the white/cheese sauce, plus the crunchy topping brought this meal completely together. The only change I made personally was use a green bell pepper, because that is what the garden is producing. I also added the tiniest bit of slivered spring onion atop this bake. twissis, thank you for posting this appetizing and very savory meal.

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    Nutritional Facts for Crunchy Topped Prawn & Asparagus Bake

    Serving Size: 1 (287 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 541.0
     
    Calories from Fat 334
    61%
    Total Fat 37.1 g
    57%
    Saturated Fat 22.6 g
    113%
    Cholesterol 244.2 mg
    81%
    Sodium 1163.1 mg
    48%
    Total Carbohydrate 23.2 g
    7%
    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g
    15%
    Sugars 4.6 g
    18%
    Protein 29.8 g
    59%

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