Creamy crayfish pots

Creamy crayfish pots


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About this recipe: These seafood pots are the perfect appetiser for any dinner party. Crayfish are baked in a creamy white wine and mushroom sauce.

Kathleen Burton

Serves: 4 

  • 50g butter
  • 50g sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 125ml white wine
  • 450g peeled crayfish
  • 4 tablespoons plain flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed chillies
  • 475ml milk
  • paprika, for garnish

Prep:15min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:40min 

  1. Preheat oven to 200 C / Gas 6. Lightly grease 4 small to medium sized ramekins.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the butter and add mushrooms and white wine; simmer for about 8 minutes. Add the crayfish and simmer for another 5 minutes.
  3. Gradually blend in flour, salt and crushed chillies. Slowly drizzle in the milk, stirring constantly and cook until mixture thickens.
  4. Pour mixture into the prepared ramekins. Sprinkle the top of each with a pinch of paprika.
  5. Bake in preheated oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until heated through.

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