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Snails In Garlic Butter

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Ingredients
  Snails 7 1⁄2 Ounce
  Soft butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Shallot 1
  Parsley 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dried chervil leaves 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Nutmeg 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Prepare several hours before serving.
2. Wash snail shells and drain well on paper towels.
3. Drain snails thoroughly and set aside.

MAKING
4. In medium bowl, combine butter with remaining ingredients and mix well.
5. In each shell place a little butter mixture—a generous 1/4 teaspoon.
6. Into each shell push a drained snail and cover with more butter mixture.
7. In a flat baking dish or special escargot (snail) dishes arrange filled shells carefully, open ends up, cover and refrigerate.

SERVING
8. Preheat oven to 400F, bake snails in shells, uncovered, 8 to 10 minutes until butter mixture is very bubbly.
9. Serve immediately with garnish as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Chinese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Seafood
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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