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Camarones En Crema Con Cilantro (Shrimp In Creamy Coriander

Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

3 tablespoons 45mlSalted butter
2   Garlic - finely
2   Ripe tomatoes - peeled, seeded, and (large) finely c
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlFinely chopped fresh - coriander leaves
1/4 cup 59mlDry sherry
2 1/2 lbs 1135g / 40ozLarge raw shrimp*
  For The Sauce
4 tablespoons 60mlSalted butter - ( 1/2 stick )
3 tablespoons 45mlAll-purpose flour
1 cup 237mlFish stock -or- clam juice (50:50 with water)
1 cup 237mlMilk
  Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  Few dashes of Tabasco sauce, optional
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlWorcestershire sauce

Recipe Instructions

* shelled, deveined, with tails left on

1. In a large skillet, heat the butter, when it begin to foam, add the garlic, tomatoes, coriander, sherry, and shrimp, and cook, stirring, 4 to 5 minutes.

2. To prepare the sauce, in a saucepan over low heat, melt the butter. When it begins to foam, add the flour and cook, stirring, until well blended but not brown, 2 minutes. Raise the heat to medium, whisk in the stock and milk, and cook, whisking, until the mixture comes to a boil. Add the salt, pepper, Tabasco, and Worcestershire.

3. Add the sauce to the shrimp, stir to blend, and cook over low heat 3 to 4 minutes. Remove to a heated serving platter and serve hot with Arroz Blanco (white rice).

Cooking Light, June 1995, page 58


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