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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.

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Last modified on: October 12th 2016

For 4 people, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
20 min.49 min.1 hour 9 min.
Preservation:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film. Can be reheated.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
20 min.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #1 Begin by cooking the langoustines briefly in boiling salted water.

Remove the shells.
Stage 2
40 min.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #2 Cook the potato grenaille, then set aside to keep hot.
Stage 3
1 min.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #3 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.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #4 Add 1 teaspoon chilli powder and leave to cook for 30 seconds while stirring.
Stage 5
1 min.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #5 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.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #6 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.
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #7 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
Chilli langoustines : Photo of step #8 Serve on hot plates with the potato grenaille.

Remarks

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

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Home made.

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