Spicy Potted Shrimps

spicy potted shrimps

Spicy Potted Shrimps

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Servings: 4
Calories: 381


  • 12 oz cooked fresh or frozen shrimps
  • 6 oz butter
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • Lemon wedges and small parsley sprigs or dill to garnish


  • If using frozen shrimps, defrost and dry well on paper towels. To clarify the butter, heat on MEDIUM for 2 minutes. Leave the butter to stand for about 15 minutes.
  • Skim the salt from the top of the butter and carefully pour or spoon off the clear butter oil. Discard the milky sediment in the bottom of the dish.
  • Combine the clarified butter and the spices in a clean bowl and cook for 1 minute on HIGH.
  • Stir in the shrimps and spoon the mixture into 6 small ramekins pressing it down firmly
  • Spoon over any remaining butter, cover and chill until firm.
  • To serve, turn out the shrimps onto small plates and garnish with lemon wedges and sprigs of parsley or dill.
Calories: 381 kcal
Carbohydrates: 1 g
Protein: 18 g
Fat: 35g
Saturated Fat: 22 g
Trans Fat: 1 g
Cholesterol: 228 mg
Sodium: 405 mg
Potassium: 244 mg
Fiber: 1 g
Sugar: 1 g
Vitamin A: 1084 IU
Vitamin C: 1 mg
Calcium: 67 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Ingredients Fish & Seafood, Shrimp
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