Sing'in Shrimp

  • Total: 28 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 13 min
  • Yield: 4 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

2 tablespoons butter

1/4 cup minced onions

Salt

Freshly ground black pepper

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1/4 cup chopped green onions, green part only

1 pound rock shrimp

Splash of Brandy

1/2 pound baby shiitakes, washed and patted dry

1/4 cup heavy cream

4 (4-inch) round puff pastry shells, baked

Garnish: Chopped parsley

Directions

  1. In a large saute pan, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the onions. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 1 minute. Add the garlic and green onions and continue to saute for 1 minute. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper. Add the shrimp and continue to saute for 2 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and add the brandy. Place the pan back on the stove and flame the brandy, shaking the pan back and forth a couple of times. Add the shiitakes and cook for 2 minutes. Add the cream and bring the liquid to a boil. Reduce to a simmer and cook for 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Spoon the shrimp mixture into the pastry shells. Garnish with parsley. Serve warm.