Sicilian Seafood Sauce

1
Connee Sheckler

By
@conneeconehead

This is an original recipe devised by my friend, Tom. I changed it by adding tarragon and heavy cream which gives it a Northern Italian flavor.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
butter
4
green onions, chopped
2 c
fresh mushrooms, sliced
1
12-oz. can tomato paste
1-1/2 c
madeira wine
1 Tbsp
dried tarragon, crushed
1-1/2 c
heavy cream or half and half
4
egg yolks, beaten
1-1/2 lb
cooked, jumbo shrimp, shelled, deveined

How to Make Sicilian Seafood Sauce

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large skillet, over low-medium heat, cook onions and mushrooms in butter until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • 2Remove vegetables with slotted spoon.
  • 3In same skillet, mix tomato paste, wine and tarragon.
  • 4Bring to a boil and boil vigorously for 10 minutes.
  • 5In a bowl, combine cream and egg yolks; add to skillet; stirring well.
  • 6Heat through, stirring constantly.
  • 7Add reserved vegetables and shrimp.
  • 8Cook another 5 minutes, until thickened.
  • 9Serve over rice or your favorite pasta.

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About Sicilian Seafood Sauce

Course/Dish: Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian
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