Shrimp Madagascar

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READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Corrinne J

This recipe is a perfect appetizer for any occasion. It's easy yet gourmet and delicious. The goat cheese adds a nice layer of tang to the sauce!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (5 1/3 ounce) packagefresh goat cheese, such as chavrie
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 24 shrimp, raw peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons green madagascar peppercorns, crushed
  • 2 ounces licorice, flavored liqueur such as pernod*
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon chopped green scallion


  1. Heat a large heavy sauté pan over medium high heat Pour in oil
  2. Season shrimp with salt and pepper
  3. Sauté the shrimp in the oil for 1 minute on each side
  4. Remove shrimp from the sauté pan and set aside
  5. Pour out oil from the pan
  6. Add peppercorns back to the sauté pan and heat for 30 seconds
  7. Deglaze with Pernod*.
  8. Add goat cheese and chicken stock and bring to a boil
  9. Reduce until sauce is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon.
  10. Whisk in mustard and return to a simmer.
  11. Place shrimp back into simmering sauce to heat
  12. Place 6 shrimp on each plate and ladle sauce over each shrimp
  13. Garnish with chopped scallions
  14. Great served with rice and carrot julienne
  15. * licorice flavored liquor.

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