By Chef Honoré Gbedze
8 big organic Morel mushrooms ,8 big fresh prawns ,1 medium shallot ,1 table spoon grated gruyere cheese Salt /pepper, 1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley ,1 teaspoon of fine chopped garlic ,1 tablespoon of white flour ,1 egg beaten ,2 teaspoons bread crumbs ,1 teaspoon of butter ,1 tablespoon olive oil
Wash and clean the morel mushrooms very well. Remove prawns from the shell and chop very finely. Mix the prawns with the garlic, parsley and shallot.
Season the prawn mixture with salt and pepper and the gruyere cheese, mix together Fill the morel with the prawn mixture.
Place flour in bowl and lightly flour the morel, dip it in beaten egg and then coat lightly with bread crumbs.
On low heat, heat oil and pan fry the stuffed coated morels for 5 minutes. Transfer to oven safe dish, spread with butter and bake in a 350˚F oven for 10 minutes.
Dress your plate and serve.
NB : to clean the morel mushroom make sure to soak it in salt water for about 25 minutes.