|Fresh mushrooms||1 Pound, trimmed|
|Water||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Salt||2 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Onion||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped (fresh)|
|Melted butter||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Freshly ground pepper||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Milk||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Whipping cream||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Cooked shrimp||2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped|
Combine mushrooms, water, and 1 teaspoon salt in saucepan; bring to boil.
Reduce heat; cover.
Simmer 10 minutes.
Drain mushrooms; reserve liquid.
Saute onion in butter in saucepan until tender.
Add flour, remaining salt, and pepper; mix well.
Stir in reserved liquid gradually; blend until smooth.
Add milk gradually; cook, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to boil and thickens.
Remove from heat; stir in cream, shrimp, and mushrooms.
Chill thoroughly before serving.