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Crayfish oil

A perfect way to make a rich vinaigrette to go with seafood. 

Recipe makes 680 grams.

Crayfish oil

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Ingredients

1

kg

crayfish waste

1

 

shallot

1,5

liters

vegetable oil

3

sprigs

tarragon

1

ts.

tomatopaste

2

leaves

bay leaf

Preparation method

  • Chop up the crayfish waste.
  • Roughly chop the shallot.
  • Sweat the shallot in a dash of the vegetable oil.
  • Add the crayfish waste and tarragon and fry off for a minute or 2.
  • Add the tomato paste and mix well. 
  • Add the bay leaf and vegetable oil and allow to infuse for 3 hours at 60°C.
  • Strain the oil through a fine sieve and keep in the refrigerator.

Serving suggestions

  • Use in a composition with lobster, rhubarb and nasturtium.
  • Use as part of a dish with shrimps, lettuce and chives.
  • Substitute the oil for any other strong flavored oil, for example try chive or lovage oil.

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