Sauteed Prawns with Fried Leeks in Prawn-Carr
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Yield: 4 Servings Ready in 1 hours
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|3 tbolive oil|
|Salt and pepper (to taste)|
|1 Leek; washed and diced|
|1 ptHeavy cream|
|3 tbButter; cut in small pieces|
|1 Onion; diced|
|1/4 colive oil|
|3 cPeanut oil|
|16 lgPrawns (heads on); peeled,|
|1 Leek; washed and finely|
|4 Carrots; sliced|
|1 cWhite wine|
|Salt and pepper|
|2 c-shells & heads of prawns|
Sauteed Prawns with Fried Leeks in Prawn-Carr Preparation
Season the prawns with the salt and pepper. Refrigerate the prawns for 1 hour. In a large skillet place the olive oil and heat it on medium high until it is hot. Add the chilled prawns and saute them for 2 minutes on each side, or until they are done. Set them aside and keep them warm. In a large saucepan place the peanut oil and heat it on medium until it is hot (350F). Add the leeks and fry them for 1 minute, or until they are golden brown. Remove them with a slotted spoon and place them on paper towels to drain. Lightly season them with the salt. In each of 4 medium-sized plates with high rims place 1/2 cup of the Prawn-Carrot Sauce. Place 4 prawns on top of the sauce, in a circular pattern. Place the fried leeks on top. Prawn-Carrot Sauce: In a medium saucepan place the oil and heat it on medium high until it is hot. Add the shells and the heads of the prawns, and saute them for 4 minutes. Remove them and set them aside. Add the onions, carrots, and leeks. saute them for 5 minutes. Return the prawn shells and heads to the pan. saute the ingredients. Add the white wine. Cook the ingedients for 4 to 6 minutes, or until the liquid is reduced to 1/4. Add the heavy cream. Cook the ingredients on low heat for 12 to 15 minutes, or until the liquid is reduced to 1/2. Remove the prawn shells and heads with a slotted spoon and discard them. Place the sauce in a food processor and blend it. Strain the sauce and return it to the pan. While whisking constantly, add the pieces of butter one at a time. Season the sauce with the salt and the pepper.
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