Herbed Seafood Crepes With Mornay Sauce

Recipe by LMillerRN
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • To Make Crepes:
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together flour and salt.
  • Add eggs and milk and whisk until smooth. Stir in butter and herbs.
  • Batter should be consistency of thin cream. Let stand 30 minutes, then stir before using. Make crepes in a hot crepe pan or light nonstick pan filmed with butter, if needed. Stack crepes on waxed paper and let stand until ready to use, up to 2 hours, or wrap and freeze. Thaw at room temperature until they can be separated without tearing.
  • To Make Sauce:
  • In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Whisk in flour and cook briefly. Whisk in milk and stir until smooth and starting to thicken.
  • In a small bowl, whisk egg yolk with cream. Spoon a little of the hot sauce into the egg yolk and combine, then stir yolk mixture back into the sauce.
  • Season to taste with nutmeg, salt and pepper, then stir in 2 T each Parmesan and Gruyere. Stir in cooked seafood and cook briefly until heated.
  • To Assemble:
  • Place one crepe on a heat-proof dinner plate and spoon seafood and sauce down the middle. Roll crepe and reapeat. Spoon a little extra sauce over the crepes and sprinkle with remaining cheeses.
  • Repeat.
  • Place plates under hot broiler until edges of crepes are starting to brown.
  • Serve hot.
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