Stuffed Shrimp with Creole Meuniere Sauce (Emeril Lagasse) Recipe

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Stuffed Shrimp with Creole Meuniere Sauce (Emeril Lagasse)
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  1. Sauce:
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Heat the olive oil, lightly saute the shallots, garlic, onions, and peppers, until tender, about 1 to 2 minutes. Season with Essence. Add the crab meat, being careful in not breaking up the pieces. Remove from the heat.
  3. In a mixing bowl, whisk the egg yolk. Add the hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, Parmesan, and bread crumbs. Allow to cool for 1 to 2 minutes, then shape loosely into 12 balls, using about 2 tablespoons of the mixture. Season the shrimp with 2 teaspoons Essence. Press one ball of stuffing into the cavity of each shrimp and arrange the shrimp on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with remaining Essence. Bake until golden brown on top and cooked through, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the oven.
  4. For the Creole Meuniere Sauce, in a saucepot, heat the olive oil. Lightly saute the onions, carrots, celery, and garlic, about 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, hot sauce, and veal stock. Cook over high heat for 12 minutes. Turn off the heat, add the cream and mount in the butter. Season with salt and pepper. Strain through a chinois. Spoon a small pool of sauce in the middle of the plate and arrange three shrimp in the center. Top with shaved chives and Parmesan.
  5. Essence (Emeril's Creole Seasoning):
  6. Combine all ingredients thoroughly.
  7. Yield: 2/3 cup
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 777.58 Kcal (3256 kJ)
Calories from fat 537.31 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 59.7g 92%
Cholesterol 194.29mg 65%
Sodium 4797.51mg 200%
Potassium 660.25mg 14%
Total Carbs 41.64g 14%
Sugars 6.86g 27%
Dietary Fiber 6.5g 26%
Protein 25.42g 51%
Vitamin C 30.3mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.6mg 19%
Iron 24mg 133%
Calcium 329.5mg 33%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 156.18 Kcal (654 kJ)
Calories from fat 107.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11.99g 92%
Cholesterol 39.02mg 65%
Sodium 963.61mg 200%
Potassium 132.62mg 14%
Total Carbs 8.36g 14%
Sugars 1.38g 27%
Dietary Fiber 1.3g 26%
Protein 5.11g 51%
Vitamin C 6.1mg 51%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 19%
Iron 4.8mg 133%
Calcium 66.2mg 33%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 19.7
  • 22

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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