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British Potted Shrimp

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British Potted Shrimp

Used like a pate, this is a smooth shrimp paste.
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Course: Canapes, Starter
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Dips/Spreads, Seafood
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 135kcal

Ingredients
 

Instructions

  • Heat half the butter in a saucepan over moderate heat, skimming off and discarding the foam as it rises to the top.
  • Add the shrimp, salt, pepper, mace, and optional cayenne and heat without boiling.
  • Spoon the mixture into 4 ramekins.
  • Melt the remaining butter, skimming off and discarding the foam as it rises to the top, and spoon over the shrimp, leaving the sediment behind.
  • Cool until the butter is almost set and place a small sprig of dill on the surface of the butter.
  • Chill in the refrigerator and let sit at room temperature for at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with bread or toast points and lemon wedges.

Nutrition

Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 14g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 110mg | Sodium: 277mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g