Shrimp au Vin from Galatoire’s
Updated: Jan 4
Here is a quick and simple dish. It is a great light dish when you want a great meal but don’t want to feel light you have eaten too much. After you have the shrimp, the rest of the recipe come together with ingredients common to most home kitchens.
1 1/2 cups (3 sticks) plus 2 tablespoons Salted Butter, cut into small pieces
1/2 cup finely chopped Scallions (White and Green Parts)
2 cups sliced Button Mushrooms
4 dozen large (21-25 count) Shrimp, peeled
1 tablespoon minced Garlic
1/2 teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
1 1/2 cups dry White Wine
2 cups steamed White Rice
1/4 cup chopped Curly Parsley, for garnish
Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter in a large sauté pan over high heat. Add the scallions and mushrooms and sauté for 2 to 3 minutes, until the vegetables are tender. Add the shrimp, garlic and cayenne and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, until the shrimp turn pink and begin to stick to the pan. Deglaze the pan with the white wine. Cook the mixture for 5 to 7 minutes, until the liquid is reduced by half. Add the remaining butter a few pieces at a time, whisking constantly until all of the butter is incorporated into the sauce.
Using a ramekin or small cup, mold 1/2-cup portions of rice onto each of 4 dinner plates. Equally distribute the shrimp and sauce around the rice and garnish with the parsley. Serve at once.
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