Prawns with blue cheese polenta and shitake mushrooms

Luke Mangan

all details

I've had the pleasure of cooking this for Richard Branson, Bill Clinton and Princess Mary.

Prawns with blue cheese polenta and shiitake mushrooms.
Photo: Vanessa Levis

Ingredients

  • 500ml milk
  • 50ml cream
  • pinch salt
  • 100g instant polenta
  • 75g blue cheese (such as Stilton), crumbled
  • 50g parmesan, grated
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 50g shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps sliced
  • 24 prawns, peeled and de-veined
  • 2 handfuls wild rocket
  • truffle oil (optional)

Method

For polenta, place milk, cream and salt in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Pour in polenta in a steady stream, stirring constantly, and cook over low heat for 5 minutes.

Stir in blue cheese and parmesan, and continue stirring until cheese is melted through.

Heat a little extra virgin olive oil in a pan and sauté mushrooms. Drain.

Sear prawns in a heavy-based pan over high heat, turning them once, for 3-4 minutes or until they just start to turn white.

To serve, divide polenta among 6 serving plates or place on a platter and spread into a circle.

Top polenta with a small pile of rocket and sprinkle with mushrooms. Arrange prawns on top and drizzle with truffle oil, if using.

Rate this recipe

Rate this recipe:

Use [left] and [right] keys to rate, [enter] to submit, [esc] to cancel.

Rate this recipe with 0.5 a star Rate this recipe with 1 star Rate this recipe with 1.5 stars Rate this recipe with 2 stars Rate this recipe with 2.5 stars Rate this recipe with 3 stars Rate this recipe with 3.5 stars Rate this recipe with 4 stars Rate this recipe with 4.5 stars Rate this recipe with 5 stars

Write a review

Thanks for voting!

Write a review

  • Main Ingredients - Cheese, Shellfish

Comments

Be the first to comment.

Make a comment

You are logged in as [Logout]

All information entered below may be published.

Error: Please enter your screen name.

Error: Your Screen Name must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Your Location must be less than 255 characters.

Error: Please enter your comment.

Error: Your Message must be less than 300 words.

Post to

You need to have read and accepted the Conditions of Use.

Thank you

Your comment has been submitted for approval.

Comments are moderated and are generally published if they are on-topic and not abusive.

Most popular recipes

Promotions

The modern foodie picnic is about much more than a spread of roast chook and potato salad.

Noosa dining institution creates the essence of contemporary Japanese cuisine.

Cook discussions

Poached pear pancakes

The list if ingredients do not appear on the recipe page, nor on the email. Can this be checked ... Read more

Commenter
Sue
Date and time
7 June

Cook discussions

Poached pear pancakes

The list if ingredients do not appear on the recipe page, nor on the email. Can this be checked ... Read more

Commenter
Sue
Date and time
7 June

Cook discussions

Poached pear pancakes

The list if ingredients do not appear on the recipe page, nor on the email. Can this be checked ... Read more

Commenter
Sue
Date and time
7 June

Cook discussions

Poached pear pancakes

The list if ingredients do not appear on the recipe page, nor on the email. Can this be checked ... Read more

Commenter
Sue
Date and time
7 June

Cook discussions

Poached pear pancakes

The list if ingredients do not appear on the recipe page, nor on the email. Can this be checked ... Read more

Commenter
Sue
Date and time
7 June