Shrimp Thermidor

Recipe by _Pixie_
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READY IN: 32mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oben to 425 degrees F.
  • Simmer the shrimp in boiling salted water for 3-5 minutes until shrimp just turn pink.
  • Drain, reserving 1 c of the liquid.
  • Set aside.
  • Simmer water in the bottom of a double boiler.
  • Melt the butter in the top of a double boiler (directly on the heat) and stir fry shallots until limp.
  • Add flour, salt, mustard and pinch cayenne pepper, stir until blended.
  • Add the milk and shrimp cooking water and heat, stirring constantly until smooth and thickened.
  • Remove pan from heat.
  • Vigourly stir 1 c of sauce into the yolks until well blended.
  • Add mixture to sauce in pan and put the top of the double boiler over the simmering water in the bottom.
  • Stir sauce for 1-2 minutes to completely cook the egg yolks.
  • Spoon 1/2- 3/4 c of the sauce in an ungreased 2 quart au gratin dish or shallow casserole.
  • Arrange shrimp in sauce and cover with remaining sauce.
  • Sprinkle with Parmesan.
  • Bake uncovered 10-15 minutes, until hot but not boiling.
  • Broil 6" from heat for 1-2 minutes to brown.
  • Serve with rice.
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