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Shrimp Omelette In Bechamel Sauce

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  Onion 1 Small
  Carrot 1 Small
  Stalk celery 1
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Bay leaf 1
  Butter 5 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Shelled shrimp 6 Ounce
  Light cream 2 Tablespoon
  Eggs 6
  Chopped parsley 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Peel and roughly chop the onion and carrot.
Trim and chop the celery.
Put the milk into a saucepan with the bay leaf and prepared vegetables, cover and bring to a boil.
Remove from heat and leave to infuse for 10 minutes.
Melt 1/4 cup of the butter in a saucepan, add the flour and cook for 1 minute.
Gradually add the strained milk and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
Reduce heat, stir in shrimp, cream and seasoning.
Heat without boiling.
Lightly beat the eggs in a bowl with a pinch of salt.
Melt remaining butter in a skillet, pour in the eggs and cook until set.
Spoon half the shrimp sauce into the centre of the omelette and fold two sides over.
Turn out of pan, placing join side down on warmed serving dish.
Pour the remaining sauce around.
Make a cut along the top of the omelette to expose the filling, sprinkle the parsley over and serve immediately with a tossed green salad.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1563 Calories from Fat 984

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 111 g170.8%

Saturated Fat 58.6 g292.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1744.6 mg581.5%

Sodium 1254.8 mg52.3%

Total Carbohydrates 59 g19.6%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.3%

Sugars 22.8 g

Protein 86 g172.9%

Vitamin A 272.3% Vitamin C 51.1%

Calcium 62.9% Iron 70.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Shrimp Omelette In Bechamel Sauce Recipe