Shrimp Vol-au-Vent

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Shrimp Vol-au-Vent
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Description

These little dumplings are topped with shrimp for a stunning and delicious appetizer. A delicate and crisp puff pastry base is the perfect pair for a creamy bechamel sauce and the tender shrimp, making these a well-balanced treat. These are a great option for entertaining, the perfect party appetizer for just about any occasion. Top them with fresh chives for a nice color contrast and a bit of earthy freshness.

Ingredients

  • butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • milk
  • onions (small, diced)
  • king prawns (Cooked)
  • puff pastry shells (Small, or vol-au-vent shells)
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. 1For the béchamel sauce, heat butter in a saucepan and sauté diced onion until translucent.
  2. 2Sprinkle in flour and stir well.
  3. 3Whisk in cold milk, stirring constantly, so that no lumps appear.
  4. 4Season to taste with salt and pepper and set aside.
  5. 5Peel cooked shrimp and chop finely.
  6. 6Fold chopped shrimp into béchamel sauce.
  7. 7Fill puff pastry shells with mixture.
  8. 8To serve, garnish with shrimp and chopped chives.
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