Thursday, April 28, 2011

Shrimp Stroganoff

This is the recipe and cooking instructions for a shrimp stroganoff, a dish that originated in Russia and somehow became very popular around the world. This is my version of this dish.
Have white rice cooked before hand.

The ingredients:

-2lb peeled raw shrimps, size 30-40/lb, no tails.
-1 onion
-2 table spoons minced garlic
-4 table spoons butter
-1 table spoon chopped parsley
-1 table spoon chopped green onions
-2oz cognac or brandy
-2 cups sliced mushrooms
-1 cup corn
-1 tea spoon tarragon, dry or chopped fresh
-1 tea spoon olive oil
-2 cups table cream
-2 table spoons tomato paste
-1 tea spoon black pepper
-Kosher salt
-Straw potato chips

Here's the potato chips.
Table cream.
Wash the shrimps, drain well and add 1 table spoon salt and black pepper, combine and reserve.

Chop the green onions and parsley and reserve.
Chop onions medium size.
Add butter to hot saute' pan, then add onions.
Saute onions for a minute and add the garlic, cook until golden.
Add the shrimp, cook stirring at high heat for 2 minutes.
Add the mushrooms and corn, both previously drained. Cook for 2 minutes.

Add the tomato paste, mix well to combine.
Remove from heat, add the cream, stir to combine, then return to low heat. Simmer for 1 minute.

Add the tarragon and brandy, stir and cook for 1 minute. Add salt to taste.

Add the green herbs, stir and remove from heat. It is done!
Here's how to serve, with rice and the potato chips. Sprinkle olive oil on top.

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