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SCAMPI FRITTI (Fried Shrimp), French

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 lbs. shrimps
  • Flour
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Sauce Remoulade

  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp. chopped tarragon
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped fine
  • 1 tsp. dry mustard
  • 1 tsp. French mustard
  • 1 tsp. capers
  • 1 tbsp. chopped parsley
  • 2 gherkins, chopped fine
Preparation Instructions

Shell and remove veins from shrimps. Dip them in floor and beaten egg yolks and fry gently in oil until nicely browned. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve with lemon or sauce remoulade.

Sauce Remoulade

Mix all ingredients and taste for seasoning. Serves 6.

Serve white Rhine or white dry Bordeaux wine.

Contributed by Mrs. Suzanne Marcellin, 1950

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