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Norwegian Cauliflower with Shrimp

14 Oct

Cooked cauliflower topped with an onion-dill flavored shrimp cream sauce.

-By Carrie (Strommen) Lennie

Ingredients:

1 lb cauliflower
2 cups milk
1 small onion, minced
2 sprigs fresh dill
¼ cup butter
¼ cup flour
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp ground white pepper
2 cups cooked shrimp, chopped
¾ cup heavy cream, whipped
12 whole shrimp, cooked and shelled
2 Tbsp fresh dill, minced

Directions:

  1. Trim cauliflower, wash and cook whole in boiling salted water.
  2. Meanwhile, make sauce. Combine milk, onion and dill. Bring to a boil. Strain milk and keep hot.
  3. Melt butter and stir in flour. Cook mixture over low heat for 3 minutes. Do not brown.
  4. Stir hot milk gradually into mixture and cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Cook 2 minutes longer.
  5. Season with salt and pepper. Add chopped shrimps and cook over very low heat until heated through. Fold whipped cream into sauce.
  6. Place hot cauliflower on a serving dish and pour sauce over it. Decorate with whole cooked shrimps and minced dill. Serves 4 to 6.
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Posted by on October 14, 2011 in Main Dishes

 

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