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Spiced Shrimp In Pumpkin Seed Sauce

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Ingredients
  Medium shrimp 1 1⁄2 Pound, unshelled
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 4
  Bay leaf 1
  Pumpkin seeds 4 Ounce (1 Cup, Pepitas)
  Clam juice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cilantro 1 Tablespoon
  Serrano chile 1 , chopped
  Jalapeno chile 1 , chopped
  White onion 1⁄2
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

In a saucepan, place the shrimp, enough water to cover them, and the salt, peppercorns and bayleaf.
Simmer about 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink.
Remove shrimp, let cool, then shell and devein.
In a skillet, toast the seeds until they start to pop.
Add clam juice, cilantro, chilies, onion and seeds to blender.
Puree until smooth.
Melt butter in skillet and add sauce.
Cook over low heat 10 minutes.
Stir in shrimp.
Remove from heat and add sour cream.
Return to heat until just heated through.
Thin with water if necessary.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Japanese
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Saute
Ingredient: 
Shrimp
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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