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    Shrimp Scampi With Preserved Lemon and Polenta

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    55 mins

    15 mins

    40 mins

    threeovens's Note:

    This scampi is reminiscent of the Southern dish Shrimp and Grits, but cooked in the French manner. The recipe comes from L'Albatros in Cleveland, Ohio and featured in "Bon Appetit" magazine.

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    1. 1
      In a large saucepan, bring clam juice, water, and cream to a boil over medium high heat; gradually whisk in polenta.
    2. 2
      Reduce heat and simmer polenta until thick and tender, stirring constantly, 15 to 20 minutes (halve the time if using cornmeal).
    3. 3
      Stir in hot pepper sauce and season with salt and pepper; cover and keep warm (if it becomes too firm stir in warm water and stir over low heat).
    4. 4
      Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat; season shrimp with salt and pepper and add to skillet.
    5. 5
      Sear about one minute per side, then remove to a plate (will not be cooked through).
    6. 6
      To the skillet, add fennel, tomatoes, shallot, preserved lemon, and garlic.
    7. 7
      Saute until fennel is tender, about 4 minutes.
    8. 8
      Add Pernod, or wine, and boil one minute; add cream boil one minute.
    9. 9
      Return shrimp to skillet, toss until opaque in center, about one minute.
    10. 10
      To serve: spoon polenta onto plates, top with shrimp and sauce.

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    Nutritional Facts for Shrimp Scampi With Preserved Lemon and Polenta

    Serving Size: 1 (658 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 715.0
    Calories from Fat 341
    Total Fat 37.9 g
    Saturated Fat 18.5 g
    Cholesterol 229.5 mg
    Sodium 1132.2 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 70.9 g
    Dietary Fiber 5.3 g
    Sugars 9.4 g
    Protein 24.6 g

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    preserved lemons


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