Spanish Braised Courgettes
Simple and tasty tapas dish
- 4 courgettes, sliced
- 2 sprigs of thyme
- 40g butter
- 3 tablespoon olive oil
- Bring a pan of water to the boil with two generous pinches of salt. Put in the courgettes and cook for 1-2 minutes, or until they are just tender but still crunchy. Drain.
- Place a large, heavy based, non stick frying pan on a high heat with the olive oil and two pinches of pepper.
- When it is smoking hot, drop in the courgettes and stir fry for half a minute.
- Add the butter and the thyme and cook until the butter starts to sizzle and the water has evaporated. Stir regularly, but avoid breaking up the courgettes. Serve immediately.