Prawns wrapped in Speck Alto Adige PGI

Course: main course
Style: modern
Level of difficulty: easy
Preparation time: 45 min. + 1 hour
Created by: H. Gasteiger, G. Wieser, H. Bachmann

     

Print  
  Prawns wrapped in Speck



4 thin slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI 
4 prawn tails
freshly ground pepper
Beluga lentils:
50 g of Beluga lentils 
40 ml of olive oil 
25 g of onion, thinly sliced 
½ clove of garlic, finely diced 
25 g of celery, finely diced 
½ sprig of thyme
50 ml of meat stock or water 
1 tbsp. of balsamic vinegar
salt and freshly ground pepper
Besides:
2 small, thin slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI for a garnish
olive oil for frying
tips of leaf lettuce leaves
tips of dill leaves
reduced balsamic vinegar
8 thin slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI 
8 prawn tails
freshly ground pepper
Beluga lentils:
100 g of Beluga lentils 
80 ml of olive oil
50 g of onion, thinly sliced 
1 clove of garlic, finely diced
50 g of celery, finely diced 
1 sprig of thyme 
100 ml of meat stock or water 
2 tbsp. of balsamic vinegar
salt and freshly ground pepper
Besides:
4 small, thin slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI for a garnish
olive oil for frying
tips of leaf lettuce leaves
tips of dill leaves
reduced balsamic vinegar
16 thin slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI 
16 prawn tails
freshly ground pepper
Beluga lentils:
200 g of Beluga lentils 
160 ml of olive oil 
100 g of onion, thinly sliced 
2 cloves of garlic, finely diced 
100 g of celery, finely diced 
2 sprigs of thyme 
200 ml of meat stock or water 
4 tbsp. of balsamic vinegar
salt and freshly ground pepper
Besides:
8 small, thin slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI for a garnish
olive oil for frying
tips of leaf lettuce leaves
tips of dill leaves
reduced balsamic vinegar
 

Preparation

After removing their shells and intestinal tracts, wash the prawns, dry them, and wrap them in slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI. Soak the Beluga lentils for about 1 hour in cold water. Heat the olive oil and braise the onion, garlic, and celery in it. Add the lentils and thyme, pour in meat stock or water, and keep the mixture boiling. Season with salt and pepper and a few drops of balsamic vinegar.

Finishing:

Heat the olive oil in a pan, pepper the prawns, and fry them briefly on both sides over moderate heat. Pour the lentils in a dish and place the prawns on top. Before serving, garnish with slices of Speck Alto Adige PGI, tips of leaf lettuce and dill leaves as well as with reduced balsamic vinegar.

Variants:

You can use turbot fillet or scallop shells instead of prawns.

You can serve potato or asparagus salad instead of lentils.

 

Ready to try something new?

See more Speck recipes ...

Plaited breadsticks and Speck Alto Adige PGI

Plaited breadsticks with spelt and nut flour and Speck Alto Adige

The classic breadsticks revisited: enjoy the special taste of these plaited bread sticks with nuts and Speck Alto Adige.

Potato gnocchi with Speck Alto Adige PGI sauce

Potato gnocchi with speck

Ready for an Italian classic? Don’t miss your chance to try this popular potato recipe with Speck Alto Adige sauce ...

Speck Alto Adige ravioli filled with cheese on lettuce

Speck ravioli with cream cheese

Are you searching for a light, yet tasty starter for your summer party?

Speck Alto Adige PGI layered pie

Speck layered pie

A different take on Millefoglie. Instead of being sweet, this dish is savoury and hearty thanks to the Speck Alto Adige. It’s an especially light recipe that works well as a starter.

Avocado, chicken breast, Speck Alto Adige PGI and quinoa bowl

Couper les tomates en deux et les disposer sur une plaque, côté coupé vers le haut. Saupoudrer d’une pincée de sucre, de sel, d’origan et d’un filet d’huile.  Enfourner à chaleur tournante à 200 °C pendant 40 minutes.   Pendant ce temps, cuire le quinoa selon les indications sur l’emballage.  Cuire les escalopes de blanc de poulet et les couper en lamelles. Couper le Speck Alto Adige IGP en allumettes.  Couper les avocats en deux, retirer le noyau et la peau et les couper en fines lamelles.   Assaisonner le quinoa avec du sel, du poivre et de l’huile d’olive vierge extra et le servir dans quatre bols. Pour finir, ajouter dans chaque bol les tomates confites, les allumettes de speck, les escalopes de poulet et l’avocat.

This energy-boosting blend of avocado, chicken and quinoa is the perfect meal for sports freaks and fitness fanatics.

South Tyrolean Speck-flavoured dumpling soup

Speck-flavoured dumpling soup

This traditional recipe is 100% South Tyrolean: ‘Nocken’ with Speck Alto Adige in meat stock – the perfect warm starter for all ages.

Carbonara with Speck Alto Adige

South Tyrolean-style carbonara

Attention pasta lovers: You can’t go wrong with this South Tyrolean carbonara.

Grated radicchio-lasagnette with Speck Alto Adige PGI

Grated radicchio-and-speck lasagnette

Radicchio is not only healthy, its a true culinary experience in combination with authentic Speck Alto Adige!

Asparagus with Speck Alto Adige

Asparagus with speck

A recipe for asparagus lovers and all those who aspire to be! Learn more here.

Cream of asparagus, peas, mint and crispy Speck Alto Adige PGI

Cream of asparagus, peas, mint and crispy Speck

Cream of asparagus with a twist! Fresh mint, aromatic Speck Alto Adige and fragrant asparagus – for a dish with the scent of spring.