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Asparagus with Soft Boiled Quail Eggs & Chilli Dressing

This Asparagus with Soft Boiled Quail Eggs & Chilli Dressing recipe is absolutely delicious and super easy to make!

Asparagus is a nutritious and tasty addition to any diet. It’s low in calories and a great source of nutrients, including fiber, folate and vitamins A, C and K.

Additionally, eating it has a number of potential health benefits, including weight loss, improved digestion, healthy pregnancy outcomes and lower blood pressure.

Plus, it’s inexpensive, easy to prepare and makes a delicious addition to a number of recipes.

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Asparagus with Soft Boiled Quail Eggs & Chilli Dressing

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By Rose Serves: 2
Prep Time: 7 minutes Cooking Time: 3 minutes

This Asparagus with Soft Boiled Quail Eggs & Chilli Dressing recipe is absolutely delicious and super easy to make!

Ingredients

  • 8 stems of asparagus
  • 2 quail’s eggs
  • salt & pepper
  • 100g fresh watercress
  • For the dressing:
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • 1/2 lemon (zest & juice)
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp honey

Instructions

1

To cook the asparagus place in a steamer until just cooked then place in ice water to stop cooking.

2

Mix lemon juice and zest with vinegar and chilli flakes. Add the oil little by little. Add the honey. Stir. Season with salt & pepper, then set aside.

3

Put a small pan of water on the hob, bring to the boil then add your quails’ eggs and cook for 2 minutes 15 seconds, then put into ice water for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes peel the eggs in the water (to make it easier).

4

Put your watercress in a bowl, slice your asparagus into 3 pieces per stem, now drizzle the watercress and asparagus with the chili dressing and then lightly season. Very carefully slice your quail eggs in half, then add them to the plate with the asparagus and watercress.

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7 Comments

  • Margaret Gallagher
    March 5, 2019 at 10:15 am

    Looks devine

  • fionajk42
    March 16, 2019 at 10:38 pm

    I’ve nver tried asparagus with chili dressing, sounds interesting

  • Robert Price
    April 25, 2019 at 7:14 am

    Lovely

  • amy simpson
    April 30, 2019 at 6:42 am

    I love Asparagus,so i love this xx

  • jo liddement
    May 9, 2019 at 9:21 am

    I am getting asparagus in my veggie box delivery and this is a lovely recipe to try.

  • Chloe Taylor
    June 3, 2019 at 6:06 pm

    Oooh – asparagus is a tasty vegetable and goes well with many dishes.

  • Heather Haigh
    August 5, 2019 at 8:21 pm

    Egg and asparagus go together so beautifully.

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