Iberian pork ribs with breadcrumbs and asparagus

4
1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

Iberian pork spare ribs

  • 600g of Iberian pork spare ribs
  • 1 sprig of rosemary

Pickled white asparagus

  • 8 white asparagus spears, peeled
  • 700ml of vinegar
  • 400g of sugar
  • 7g of salt

Mustard crumb

  • 300g of flatbread, (preferably Schüttelbrot), toasted
  • 3 tsp Dijon mustard, plus extra for brushing
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

To serve

  • 8 asparagus spears, peeled

Method

1
To make the pickling liquor for the white asparagus, in a small saucepan heat the vinegar, sugar and salt until dissolved. Take off the heat and set aside
  • 700ml of vinegar
  • 400g of sugar
  • 7g of salt
2
Cut the white asparagus in half lengthways and place them in an airtight container. Cover with the cooled pickling liquor and leave to marinate for 1 hour
  • 8 white asparagus spears
3
Blitz the flatbread to a crumb in a food processor. Mix through the mustard, olive oil and salt and pepper
  • 300g of flatbread, (preferably Schüttelbrot), toasted
  • 3 tsp Dijon mustard
  • extra virgin olive oil to taste
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
4
Preheat a water bath to 65°C
5
Put the ribs in a vacuum bag along with a sprig of rosemary, seal in a chamber sealer and cook in the water bath for 45 minutes
6
Once ready, open the bag and cut the ribs into individual portions. Brush with mustard, roll them in breadcrumbs and cook in a pan with a little olive oil until golden
7
In a saucepan of boiling water, blanch the green asparagus for 2 minutes and refresh in iced water
  • 8 asparagus spears, peeled
8
To plate, place the asparagus spears on the plate with a rib on top and to the side