Fried Duck’s Egg with Brown Shrimps and Sprue Asparagus

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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Asparagus growers always have an abundance of the tiny, wiry spears that grow in among the thick stalks that everyone wants to buy. They are delicate and perfect for a summer brunch or lunch dish. Towards the end of the season, farmers may sell on the little skinny offshoots, which are just right with a fried egg, or partnered with something tasty like these brown shrimps, or crevette gris as they are known across the water. If you like the idea of the brown shrimps and can’t find th