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Scampi Flamingo

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Ingredients
  Chopped celery 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped carrot 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Shrimp 2 Pound (With Shells)
  Cognac 3 Tablespoon
  Light cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Sherry 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Bechamel sauce 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Heat 1/2 cup butter in a large skillet.
Saute vegetables with thyme until lightly browned.
Add the shrimp and brown carefully.
Add cognac and flame it.
Add cream, sherry, and sauce; cook 15 minutes.
Remove shrimp; shell and devein them; keep warm.
Add 1/2 cup butter, lemon juice, and nutmeg to sauce; cook about 5 minutes.
Strain through a fine sieve and pour over the shrimp.
Serve sauce and shrimp with hot cooked rice.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Party

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