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Shrimp in Shells - Marlyn Monette - Cook Book Author & Headliner in Shreveport, LA Shows - 2010

posted Apr 7, 2011, 9:53 PM by Peggy Sweeney-McDonald
4 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons flour
½ teaspoon salt
1 ¼ cups milk
Pepper and paprika, to taste
¼ cup dry sherry
1 ½ pounds boiled shrimp,
2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Melt butter and blend in flour.  Add milk slowly and stir until thickened.  Stir in spices, shrimp, and sherry.  Pour into baking shells or ramekins and sprinkle with Parmesan.  Broil until cheese turns a golden/brown color.  Serve immediately.
Yield:  4 servings
Note:  This is a magnificent 1st course for an elegant dinner party.