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Cheese And Prawn Tartlets

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Ingredients
  Baked tartlet cases 12 (blind)
  Butter 1⁄2 Ounce
  Plain flour 1⁄2 Ounce
  Milk 1⁄4 Pint
  Dry mustard 1 Pinch
  Cheddar cheese 6 Ounce, grated
  Picked prawns 4 Ounce
  Red pepper 1 Small (fresh or canned)
  Fresh breadcrumbs 1⁄2 Ounce
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven at 350-375°F or Gas Mark 4-5.

MAKING
2. For the filling, make a sauce in the usual way by mixing butter, flour and milk and heating it. Remove from heat and stir in the seasoning, mustard and cheese.
3. After the cheese has melted, add 12 prawns.
4. If using fresh red pepper, blanch it in hot water for 5 minutes. Drain the water.
5. Cut pepper into 12 thins strips and finely chop the rest of the pepper.
6. Add pepper into the sauce with breadcrumbs and egg.
7. Pour the above filling evenly in pastry cases. Bake it in a moderate oven at 350-375°F or Gas Mark 4-5 for 10 minutes, or until it becomes golden brown.

SERVING
8. Garnish with whole prawns and strips of red pepper. You can serve Cheese And Prawn Tartlets hot or cold.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Prawn
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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