Tyler Florence's Veal Oscar with Bearnaise Sauce Recipe

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Tyler Florence's Veal Oscar with Bearnaise Sauce
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  1. First, make bearnaise sauce.
  2. In a small saucepan, combine the tarragon, shallots, vinegar and wine over medium-high heat; bring to a simmer and cook until reduced by half.
  3. Remove from heat and set aside.
  4. Place a stainless steel bowl over a saucepan containing simmering water, or use a double boiler.
  5. Whisk the egg yolks in the bowl until doubled in volume; slowly add the melted butter, continue beating until sauce is thickened.
  6. Stir in reserved shallot reduction.
  7. Season with salt and pepper, set aside wrapped in a warm spot (makes one cup).
  8. Now, make veal.
  9. Blanch asparagus tips in simmering water, drain and set aside.
  10. Poach crab legs in water, white wine and lemon slices for 5 minutes, then shell with a crab cracker and reserve meat.
  11. In a shallow dish combine flour, salt and pepper; coat pieces of veal.
  12. In a saucepan over medium heat, melt 1 tbsp of butter and fry cutlets 3 minutes each side until golden brown; remove the veal to a warm platter.
  13. Using the same pan, melt remaining butter, then stir in shallots and tarragon.
  14. Add olive oil, asparagus and crab.
  15. Saute 2 minutes to warm.
  16. To serve: place asparagus and crab on top of each cutlet; drizzle each with sauce, and serve hot.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 644.22 Kcal (2697 kJ)
Calories from fat 366.11 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 40.68g 63%
Cholesterol 259.12mg 86%
Sodium 2276.69mg 95%
Potassium 753.67mg 16%
Total Carbs 35.9g 12%
Sugars 6.83g 27%
Dietary Fiber 4.85g 19%
Protein 31.65g 63%
Vitamin C 17mg 28%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 12%
Iron 110.1mg 611%
Calcium 209.2mg 21%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 192.34 Kcal (805 kJ)
Calories from fat 109.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12.15g 63%
Cholesterol 77.36mg 86%
Sodium 679.74mg 95%
Potassium 225.02mg 16%
Total Carbs 10.72g 12%
Sugars 2.04g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1.45g 19%
Protein 9.45g 63%
Vitamin C 5.1mg 28%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 12%
Iron 32.9mg 611%
Calcium 62.5mg 21%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 15.5
  • 17

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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