Poached Marron

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Sepia: The Cuisine of Martin Benn

Sepia

By Martin Benn

Published 2014

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Ingredients

  • 8 live marrons, about 160 g (5⅔ oz) each
  • 4

Method

Place the live marrons into the freezer for 20 minutes. This will send them to sleep. Meanwhile, bring the court bouillon to the boil in a large saucepan.

Place a marron on a board and push the point of a large knife through the back of the head. This will kill the marron instantly. Repeat with the remaining marron.

Place 4 of the marrons into the boiling court bouillon using a