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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:

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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.
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

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
2149156 gr160 gr152 gr
107 %60 %15 %23 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
1209 gr9 gr9 gr
6 %3 %1 %1 %
Per person
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
53739 gr39 gr38 gr
27 %15 %4 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 4 people : 14.23 €
Per person : 3.56 €

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Source: Home made.
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