Shrimp and Mushrooms
Nanny (Luis's grandma) made during the holidays.
- 1/4 cup + 3 Tbsp butter
- 2 7oz packages frozen shelled shrimp, partially thawed
- 1/2 lb fresh mushrooms, sliced
- 1/4 cup flour
- 1/4 tsp dry mustard
- Dash of cayenne pepper
- 2 cups light cream
- 3 Tbsp Cooking Sherry
- 1/4 cup each parmesan and 4 cheese
- Chopped parsley
- Rice cook 1 day ahead
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins
Melt 3 Tbsp butter in skillet. Add shrimp and mushrooms and cook over medium heat. Stir frequently for 5 minutes or until mushrooms are tender and shrimp turn pink.
Remove from skillet and set aside.
To skillet add 1/4 cup butter. When melted blend in flour and seasonings.
Stir in cream all at once. Cook, stirring constantly, till mixture thickens and boils.
Add shrimp and mushrooms reserving a few shrimp for garnish. Heat through, 2-3 minutes.
Stir in cooking sherry and cheese. Salt to taste.
Keep warm un chafing dish over hot water. Serve over rice and top with extra cheese.
Can serve with pasta or bread.
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