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    Shrimp in Pernod Cream Sauce

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    10 mins

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    evelyn/athens's Note:

    I first enjoyed this shrimp dish at an outdoor cafe on St. Denis street in Montreal (a long, long, time ago). Sharing so you can enjoy it, too. This would make a perfect, romantic dinner.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Melt the butter in a skillet, add the peppercorns and sauté for about 1 minute.
    2. 2
      Add the shrimp and cook 1 to 1 1/2 minutes on each side or until they are just pink.
    3. 3
      Pour over the Pernod and flame. Add chives and cream and heat just to simmer. Serve immediately with lots of crusty bread to mop up the sauce!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 27, 2012

      55

      Couldn't find my old recipe for Pernod shrimp, so trired this one, only added fresh Tarragon, and a little-less cream. They were all gone in seconds. Thank you.

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    • on May 25, 2012

      Adding some minced shallots and garlic, and a few sliced mushroom helps this wonderful dish, in my opinion. I first had a version of it called "Scampi in Love" at the restaurant of the Westbury Hotel in Toronto in the early 1970s. It was a culinary prize-winner by the late chef Tony Roldan back when he was the best chef in town and the foodie revolution was just beginning.

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    • on March 01, 2011

      I was introduced to this dish during a visit to Montreal. I have never seen it served stateside. This recipe is wonderful and very EASY for a beginning cook. I absolutely HATE licorice, but the mixture here is perfect. Thanks for posting a great recipe. I always tape my favorite recipes to the inside surface of the doors of my kitchen cabinets so I don't lose them and they are always handy -- and this one is going there, too!

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp in Pernod Cream Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (101 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 2

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 294.2
     
    Calories from Fat 272
    92%
    Total Fat 30.2 g
    46%
    Saturated Fat 18.8 g
    94%
    Cholesterol 127.0 mg
    42%
    Sodium 257.6 mg
    10%
    Total Carbohydrate 2.1 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.1 g
    0%
    Protein 4.7 g
    9%

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    green peppercorns

    Pernod

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