Potato Shrimp Clemenceau
- 2 (70 - 60 count) Idaho potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch cubes
- 3 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 pound peeled and deveined headless shrimp
- 1 pound quartered mushrooms
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/2 cup frozen or fresh (or sugar snaps or snow peas, blanched) peas
- 1/2 cup white wine
- Fresh juice of 2 lemons
- 6-8 tablespoons unsalted, softened butter
- Salt, ground black pepper and hot sauce to taste
- 1/4 cup green finely sliced onion
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- Bring Idaho potatoes to boil in salted water. Simmer 3-5 minutes or until
just cooked but still firm; drain. Shock in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
- In a large sauté pan, heat 1 tablespoon oil and sauté shrimp until pink.
Remove from pan and add 2 tablespoons oil to pan. Add potatoes and cook until
- Add mushrooms and cook another 3-4 minutes, adding another teaspoon of oil
if necessary. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute; add peas and return shrimp to
- Stir or toss to combine ingredients, season to taste with salt and a little
pepper, then remove all to a warm platter. Pour the wine and lemon juice into
the pan and bring to a boil, whisking all the brown bits from the bottom of
the pan. Let simmer until liquid is reduced to about 2 tablespoons.
- Whisk in the softened butter 1 tablespoon at a time. (Sauce should be creamy
and not too sharp.) Season with salt, pepper and lots of hot sauce. Pour evenly
over the shrimp/potato mixture.
- Garnish with green onions.
Source: Susan Spicer, Bayona Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana
Recipe and photo credit (used with permission):
Idaho Potato Commission
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