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Crevettes au Pastis

  • 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
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.

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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