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Shrimp Victoria

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  Green shrimp/1 lb (500 g) fresh scallops 1 Pound, medium-sized, 500 g
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), 60 ml
  Green onions 6
  Curry powder 1 Teaspoon, 5 ml
  Mushrooms 1⁄2 Pound, 250 g
  Flour 2 Tablespoon, 30 ml
  Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), 60 ml
  Sour cream 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs), 310 ml
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Peel and butterfly the green shrimp by cutting inside the curve but without detaching.
If you are using scallops, split in half on the thickness.
Place in an 8-inch (20 cm) round microwave-safe dish the butter and green onions.
Microwave 1 minute at HIGH.
Add the curry powder, stir until well mixed, add the shrimp or scallops and the mushrooms.
Micro wave 3 minutes at HIGH.
Stir well.
Stir in the flour until well blended.
Add the sherry and stir.
Microwave 2 minutes at MEDIUM-HIGH.
Stir thoroughly and set aside until ready to serve, as this portion of the recipe can be prepared 1 to 2 hours ahead of time.
Do not refrigerate.
To reheat, microwave 2 minutes at MEDIUM-HIGH, stir well, add the sour cream, salt and pepper to taste, stir to mix and heat at MEDIUM 3 to 4 minutes, or until hot.
Serve in a nest of long grain rice stirred with lots of chopped parsley.

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