Farmers Market Spring Veggie Medley with Wild Shrimp

My favorite stand. Their veggies are super fresh and picked the day before.

Now that spring is officially here and more veggies are in season, I decided to make a veggie medley or succotash from the goodies I can pick up in my local farmers market in Mar Vista.  I have been attending this particular farmers market for almost two years.  It’s easily my favorite one in all of L.A. and it’s where I do my primary food shopping (unless of course a grocery store has a huge sale on quality food).  So this past Sunday, I picked up a few items and decided to make an all farmers market meal.  Every ingredient in this dish with the exception of ghee (there is raw cream sold at the market but I don’t have the time/patience to churn it into butter and then clarify it into ghee) and herbs de provence were procured from my local farmers market.

Ingredients:

  • 1/4lb oyster mushrooms
  • 1 garlic clove finely chopped
  • 5-6 green onions chopped
  • ghee (you can also use butter, bacon fat, olive oil etc)
  • 1 large fennel bulb cored and cut into strips
  • 1 bunch radishes cut into quarters
  • fresh dill
  • fresh thyme
  • juice of a lemon
  • zest of a lemon
  • 4-6 green onions chopped
  • 1 large bunch spinach
  • 1 lb wild caught raw shrimp peeled and deveined
  • herbs de provence

Directions:

Marinate shrimp in a bowl with herbs de provence for about 20 minutes.  In a large saucepan or skillet, heat ghee over medium heat until melted.  Add mushrooms, garlic and green onions and cook until browned, about 4 minutes.  Add rashishes, fennel, dill, thyme, salt, pepper and lemon juice and mix.  Cook an additional 3-5 minutes.  Add spinach to saucepan and cook 1 minute then add shrimp and cook until shrimp are pink about 2-3 minutes.  Do not over cook shrimp or they will be tough.  Serve with fennel fronds and lemon zest as garnish.

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One Response to Farmers Market Spring Veggie Medley with Wild Shrimp

  1. Oh my god, this looks so good!

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