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.
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

% 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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