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Golden Asparagus and Prosciutto Bundles

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Category: Italian

 Ingredients List

  • 12 Thick or 24 thin stalks
  • -asparagus, trimmed
  • 6 tb Unsalted butter
  • 6 sl Prosciutto, halved crosswise
  • -(2-3 oz total)
  • 1/2 c All purpose flour, for
  • -dredging
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 tb Vegetable oil


Servings: 4


Fill a large, high sided skillet with salted water and bring to a boil. Add
the asparagus and cook until barely tender, about 10 minutes. Drain in a
colander, refresh under cold water and drain again. Pat dry and spread on a

In a small saucepan, melt 3 Tbsp of the butter. Drizzle it over the
asparagus. Wrap 1 piece of prosciutto around the middle of 1 thick or 2
thin asparagus stalks.

Place the flour on a plate. Beat the eggs in a wide shallow bowl. Roll one
of the asparagus bundles in the flour, then dip in the egg and return to
the platter. Repeat with the remaining bundles.

In a large skillet, heat the remaining 3 Tbsp butter and the oil over
moderate heat. Working in batches, add the asparagus bundles and fry,
turning once, until golden, about 4 minutes. Drain on paper towels; serve
at once.

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