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Shrimp and Mushrooms


Nanny (Luis's grandma) made during the holidays.

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  • 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


Servings 6
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Expensive


Step 1

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.

Step 2

Remove from skillet and set aside.

Step 3

To skillet add 1/4 cup butter. When melted blend in flour and seasonings.

Step 4

Stir in cream all at once. Cook, stirring constantly, till mixture thickens and boils.

Step 5

Add shrimp and mushrooms reserving a few shrimp for garnish. Heat through, 2-3 minutes.

Step 6

Stir in cooking sherry and cheese. Salt to taste.

Step 7

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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