Seafood

Shrimps and Mussels in Creamy Shallot Sauce

November  1, 2021
5 Stars
Photo by Anna Vorobiova
  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Cook time 10 minutes
  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • Seafood
  • 200 grams Shrimp, raw, peeled
  • 200 grams Mussels, pre-boiled, without shells
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Salt to taste
  • Cilantro and lime for serving
  • Shallot Sauce
  • 2 Shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons Butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon Sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Flour
  • 1/2 cup Cream
  • Ground white pepper
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Melt butter, fry shallot with salt and sugar (just a little, for caramelization). Add flour, fry until golden brown, pour cream, add ground white pepper, a mixture of Italian herbs and simmer until the desired of thickening.
  2. In another pan fry the shrimps and mussels in olive oil, literally 1 minute on each side. Then transfer to the sauce, stir and simmer together for another 1-2 minutes.
  3. Serve with a wedge of lime and sprinkle with finely chopped cilantro.

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