Barley with Scallops, Shrimp and Saffron Cream Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by jumpy_castle

Makes 4 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Barley with scallops, shrimp and saffron cream sauce

1 1/4 cups barley
1/4 c whipping cream
1/4 c lowfat milk
1/2 teaspoon saffron
1 1/2 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 teaspoon onion
1 teaspoon dry white wine
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
8 ounces shrimp
8 ounces bay scallops
1 Freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Barley with scallops, shrimp and saffron cream sauce

  1. Fill a small bowl with very cold water. Bring a large pot of salted water to boil. Add asparagus and cook until crisp-tender, about 2 minutes; using a slotted spoon, transfer to cold water. Add farro to boiling water and cook until al dente, about 18 minutes. Drain.

  2. Combine cream and saffron. In a small saucepan, heat butter and shallot over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add wine and cook until evaporated. Add cream mixture. Cook, whisking constantly for 2 minutes, then reduce to a gentle simmer and cook, whisking occasionally, until sauce is reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Whisk in scant

  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt. Remove from heat and strain through a fine-mesh strainer into a small saucepan.

  4. Drain asparagus and pat dry. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add asparagus and cook until lightly golden; transfer to a plate. Add shrimp to skillet and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add scallops and cook for 1 minute more. Stir in farro and cook, stirring, just to heat through. Remove from heat, stir in remaining 2 tablespoons oil and parsley; season with salt and pepper.

  5. Heat saffron sauce. Spoon sauce onto serving plates and spread with the back of a spoon. Spoon farro and seafood over sauce. Garnish with asparagus and basil.

Categories

Seafood, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
467
Calories from Fat
174
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
19.3g
30%
Saturated Fat
6.2g
31%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
150mg
50%
Sodium
266mg
11%
Potassium
582mg
17%
Total Carbohydrates
44.8g
15%
Dietary Fiber
10.0g
40%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
29.3g
Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 8% Iron 23%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C+
  Good points
  • Very low in sugar
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in cholesterol
  • Contains alcohol
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