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Brain And Lettuce Salad

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Ingredients
  Calf brain 1
  Lettuce 1
  Cucumber 1
  Mustard mayonnaise 75 Milliliter (5 Tablespoon)
  Button mushrooms 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Prawns 6 Ounce (150 Gram)
  Onion 1 Small
  Parsley sprigs 3
  Wine vinegar 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Chervil sprig 10 , coarsely chopped
  Capers 5 Milliliter (1 Teaspoon)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Tablespoon (Extracted From 1/2 A Lemon)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

1. Peel the onion and wash the parsley. Fill a saucepan with water, add the vinegar and a pinch of salt, then add onion and parsley. Bring to the boil, add the calf's brain and poach for 5 minutes. Drain and put aside.
2. Wash the lettuce and shake off excess water. Peel the cucumber, remove the seeds with a sharp knife, and cut into thin slices. Trim the earthy base off the mushrooms, wash and cut into thin strips. Shell the prawns. Mix all the ingredients in a salad bowl.
3. Prepare a mayonnaise with extra mustard. To 75 ml (5 tbls), add the capers, lemon juice and pepper. Fold the mayonnaise into the salad.
4. Snip away the fibres of the brain, and cut into slices. Place them in the salad bowl. Do not mix. Sprinkle with chervil and serve at once.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled

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