Easy Creamy Shrimp Dinner Recipe
- Yield: 2
- Servings: 2
- Prep Time: 10m
- Cook Time: 25m
- Ready In: 35m
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Easy creamy shrimp dinner recipe.
Chive Shrimp in Shells Recipe
Makes 5-6 servings
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.
Oriental Shrimp Recipe
Makes 6 servings
Ingredients: 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, 2 pounds (960 g) shrimp, shelled and deveined, 1 scallion, peeled chopped, 1/2 cup (125 ml) hot chicken stock, 1/2 cup thinly sliced water chestnuts, 1 package frozen peas, thawed and drained, 3 thin slices fresh ginger, 2 tablespoons light soy sauce, 2 tablespoons dry sherry, 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 1 tablespoon water
Instructions: In a large nonstick skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and onions and cook, stirring often, until the shrimp turn pink and onion is tender but not brown, for about 1 minute.
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
- 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
Divide the butter into two parts: one going to cook the spinach, the second - for the preparation of creamy sauce.
Heat in deep-frying pan 2 tablespoons butter. Add garlic and fry for 20 seconds. Put the spinach, stir, cover and cook 5 minutes.
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.
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.