Prawns with Lard accompanied by cannellini cream


Today we present one of the most popular recipes in recent years in restaurants of Versilia, shrimp wrapped in lard, a great dish as a starter but also by varying the amount as a main dish. It ‘a simple and tasty dish that combines specialties of the sea such as shrimp and products of high Versilia which the Lard.

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Prawns with Lard accompanied by cannellini cream

The prawns in Lardo, accompanied by a tasty sauce beans, are a tasty idea for an original appetizer and easy to prepare. The prawns, private armor are wrapped with slices of lard, made crunch in the oven and accompanied by a delicate sauce with beans.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course starter
Cuisine tuscany
Servings 4 people



  • 12 n. shrimp (If small increase the number)
  • 12 n. lard thin slices
  • 2 sprigs rosemary

Ingredients for the sauce cannellini

  • 1 n. cannellini canned
  • 1 spoon olive oil extra virgin
  • q.s. salt
  • q.s. pepper ground
  • q.b. paprika sweet



  • Started depriving the prawns of the armor but without removing the tail and remove the intestine, black filament that is located at the top of the queue.
  • Wrap each shrimp tail with a slice of bacon and place on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper.
  • Now included in every slice of bacon 3-4 rosemary and cook for 10 minutes in a convection oven at 160 ° (or 180 ° in oven).

Instructions cannellini sauce

  • Drain the beans and put them in a blender, and blend them add a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, a pinch salt and freshly ground pepper.
  • You can choose to serve the cannellini cream at room temperature or warm, to heat it just takes one minute in the microwave or in a saucepan.

presentation plate

  • In each plate positioned three shrimp and a bowl with cannellini cream, to taste sprinkle the surface of cannellini cream with sweet paprika; serve hot shrimp.


If you wish, you can prepare the accompanying cream with any other bean or chickpea.
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