Chilli langoustines


Chilli langoustines
The langoustines in this recipe are cooked in two stages: boiled briefly in salted water, then sautéed before being spiced and flambéed in cognac.

They are served here with a creamy sauce and potato grenaille.
17,3405/5 for 16 ratings
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Last modified on: October 12th 2016

For 4 people, you will need:

Change those ingredients for: 2 people 4 people 8 people 12 people

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
20 min.49 min.1 hour 9 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Can be reheated.
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
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Begin by cooking the langoustines briefly in boiling salted water.

Remove the shells.

Stage 2 - 40 min.
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Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Melt 50 g Clarified butter in a large frying pan on high heat. When really hot, add the langoustines.

Leave to cook for 1 minute.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
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Add 1 teaspoon chilli powder and leave to cook for 30 seconds while stirring.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
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Add 2 tablespoons Brandy (Cognac or Armagnac) and bring to the boil, then set alight to flambé.

Remove the langoustines from the pan and set aside to keep hot.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Pour 100 ml liquid cream into the pan, then salt and pepper.

Bring to the boil, then turn down the heat and leave to reduce and thicken.

Stage 7 - 1 min.
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Transfer the langoustines back to the pan and leave in the sauce for a further 30 seconds on the heat.

Check the seasoning.

Stage 8
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Serve on hot plates with the potato grenaille.

Remarks

If you don't have any cognac, you can use Noilly Prat instead.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,149 Kcal or 8,997 Kj156 gr160 gr89 gr
107 %60 %15 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
120 Kcal or 502 Kj9 gr9 gr5 gr
6 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
537 Kcal or 2,248 Kj39 gr40 gr22 gr
27 %15 %4 %3 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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This recipe uses (among others)
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Express sauerkraut, How to cook potato grenaille , Seafood sauerkraut, Taos hotpot, Endives "bonne femme", ... All
Langoustines (scampi)Langoustines (scampi): You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Turban of sole with langoustines, Langoustine gratin, Langoustine and leek tarts, Langoustine sabayon tart, Scrambled eggs with langoustines and asparagus tips., ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spaghetti with mussels and basil, Sausage with duchess potatoes and a Mont d'Or fondue , Crusty cockle tart, Creamy risotto with diced vegetables and flax seeds, Two-cheese quiche, ... All
Clarified butterClarified butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Scrambled eggs with langoustines and asparagus tips., European glass, Pears and caramelised walnut samosas , Rolled chestnut and apple brioche, Breton leek and mushroom tart, ... All

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