Sautéed Spinach with Shiitakes and Shallots
1 gallon water
3 tablespoons Sea salt
2 pounds fresh spinach, trimmed and cleaned
2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
4 tablespoons minced shallots
8 ounces fresh
Shiitake mushrooms, stemmed and sliced
Bring water to a boil in a large pot and add the salt. In a
large bowl add some ice and water to create a water bath.
Place the spinach in the boiling water and cook for about one
minute. Don't drain. Place it in the ice bath to cool. Drain
the spinach and squeeze it until it's very dry.
Add the butter to a skillet and heat. Add the shallots and
cook for about one minute.
Add the mushrooms and sauté until
they release their liquid.
Add the spinach and sauté until
it's heated through. Season with sea salt and freshly ground