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Sharing potted shrimp

Sharing potted shrimp

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Plus chilling
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Potting shellfish in a cayenne and mace-flavoured butter is a surprisingly simple fish starter that's great as part of a sharing platter

Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal529
fat52g
saturates33g
carbs1g
sugars1g
fibre0g
protein14g
salt2.1g
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Ingredients

  • 250g pack unsalted butter
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 280g cooked and peeled small brown shrimp
  • ¼ tsp ground mace
  • 2 good pinches cayenne pepper
  • juice ½ lemon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Melt the butter with the bay leaf in a pan or in a bowl in the microwave for 1 min. Add the shrimps, mace, a good pinch of cayenne pepper, the lemon juice and some seasoning. Mix everything together well.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the mixture into a shallow soufflé or gratin dish, or a jar, put the bay leaf on top and sprinkle with a pinch extra cayenne. Chill for at least 2 hrs, or up to 3 days before serving.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2012

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