Crevettes au Pastis
Heat the butter in a pan on medium heat and add the shrimp and the shallots. Cook, stirring and shaking the pan, until the shrimp are done - about 3 to 4 minutes.
- 1 1/2 pounds shrimp, shelled and cleaned
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 2 shallots, finely chopped
- 2 tablespoons pastis or other licorice liquor
- 1/3 cup heavy cream
- salt and pepper
Add the pastis and stir and then quickly remove the shrimp. Add the cream to the pan and cook on high heat for about 1 minute. Salt and pepper to taste.
Pour the sauce on the shrimp and serve immediately.
Makes four servings.
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