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Shrimp Vol-au-Vent

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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.


  • butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • milk
  • onion (small, diced)
  • king prawns (Cooked)
  • puff pastry shells (Small, or vol-au-vent shells)
  • salt
  • pepper
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    1. For the béchamel sauce, heat butter in a saucepan and sauté diced onion until translucent.
    2. Sprinkle in flour and stir well.
    3. Whisk in cold milk, stirring constantly, so that no lumps appear.
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