Easy Creamy Shrimp Dinner Recipe

2012-04-20
  • Yield : 2 servin plates
  • Servings : 2
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 25m
  • Ready In : 35m

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    363
  • Protein

    38 g
  • Carbohydrate

    9.6 g
  • Fat

    17.3 g
  • Cholesterol

    201 mg
  • Calcium

    134 mg
  • Fiber

    0.8 g
  • Sodium

    714 mg

Easy creamy shrimp dinner recipe.

Cooked shrimp with delicious homemade creamy sauce served on the bed of fresh spinach.
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Ingredients: 1½ cups (310 ml) dry white wine, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground white pepper, 1½ pounds (720 g) raw shrimp, 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, 1 cup (250 ml) milk, 1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms, 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese, 1 tablespoon chopped chives, 1/2 cup buttered soft fresh breadcrumbs

Instructions: In a large saucepan, combine dry white wine and seasoning. Stir well and bring wine mixture to a boil over medium-high heat. reduce heat to low, add the shrimp and simmer just until they turn pink. Remove from the heat and drain, using a colander. Reserve the cooking liquid.


Shell and devein cooked shrimp, then cut into bite-size pieces. In a small nonstick skillet, melt the butter, blend in all-purpose flour, and then gradually stir in reserved liquid and 1 cup (250 ml) milk.

Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring, and cook until thickened. Stir in the shrimp, mushrooms, Parmesan cheese and chives and cook for further 2 minutes. Fill buttered shells with mixture and sprinkle with buttered breadcrumbs. Broil until the surface is light brown.

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Stir in chicken stock, water chestnuts, thawed peas and ginger. Cover skillet and cook until peas and shrimp are tender, for about 3 minutes. Open the lid and stir in soy sauce, dry sherry and cornstarch dissolved in the water. Cook, stirring occasionally until the sauce is clear and slightly thickened.

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Easy Creamy Shrimp Dinner Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cooked shrimp, shelled and deveined
  • 10 oz (300 g) fresh spinach
  • 3 oz (90 g) unsalted butter
  • 2 oz (60 g) double cream
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) dry white wine
  • 1 shallot
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 oz (60 g) grated Parmesan cheese
  • pinch of walnut nutmeg
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
  • seasoning to taste

Method

Step 1

Divide the butter into two parts: one going to cook the spinach, the second - for the preparation of creamy sauce.

Step 2

Heat in deep frying pan 2 tablespoons butter. Add garlic and fry for 20 seconds. Put the spinach, stir, cover and cook 5 minutes.

Step 3

Then remove the lid and cook until all liquid has evaporated (about 5 more minutes). Season with salt, pepper, nutmeg, and 1 tablespoon butter. Remove from heat, cool slightly, remove the garlic. Add grated cheese, stir.

Step 4

Put finely chopped shallots in a separate pan with 1 tablespoon butter, add wine and boil over low heat until there is one-third of the initial volume of wine. Add the double cream, salt, and pepper and continue to simmer the sauce for 3-5 minutes. Put the butter, whisking the sauce until smooth. Add thyme and shrimp. Warm shrimp in the sauce for 1 minute. Serve the shrimp with the sauce, laying them on a top of spinach and garnish with a sprig of thyme and half a cherry tomato.

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