Fried Polenta with Mushrooms and Gorgonzola Sauce

2013-12-19
  • Servings : 4
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 40m
  • Ready In : 50m

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Fried polenta with mushrooms and Gorgonzola sauce. Cooked polenta served with homemade Gorgonzola sauce.

Ingredients

  • For the Polenta:
  • 1 poind (480 g) cornflour
  • 2 quarts(2L) water
  • 2/3 oz(20 g) salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • For Gorgonzola Sauce:
  • 3¹⁄³ oz(100 g) dried shiitake mushrooms,soaked
  • 3/4 pound (400 g) >mushrooms,thinly sliced
  • 1 onion,peeled and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic,peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil
  • 1 cup (250 ml) sour cream
  • 5 oz (150 ml) milk
  • 1/4 pound (120 g) Gorgonzola
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste
  • handful of chopped walnuts

Method

Step 1

For Polenta: In a heavy saucepan,dissolve salt in water and bring to a boil. Gradually stir in cornflour,then reduce the heat to low and cook,stirring frequently,until very thick,for about 30 minutes.

Step 2

Place cooked polenta on a parchment paper. Roll up and wrap in parchment paper.Refrigerate overnight.

Step 3

Cut frozen polenta into a squares. In nonstick skillet,preheat olive oil. Add polenta squares and fry until golden brown.(3-5 minutes)

Step 4

For Gorgonzola Sauce: Preheat butter and cooking oil in a saucepan. Add onion and garlic and cook until golden brown.(3-5 minutes)

Step 5

Add squeezed Shiitake and mushrooms .Cook until golden brown. (3-5 minutes) Pour the milk into a saucepan and bring to a boil.

Step 6

Add Gorgonzola cheese and mix together until smooth,then add sour cream and seasoning. Bring mixture to a boil.

Step 7

Mix Gorgonzola sauce with fried mushrooms and pour over fried polenta. Sprinkle with chopped walnuts.

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