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Marinated shrimp in a sparkling wine sauce

Recipe from: 12/1/2007 12:00:00 AM

Ingredients 14
Servings 8
Time 60


  • Sauce:
  • 500
    dry sparkling wine
  • 80
    spring onions, finely chopped
  • 30
    white wine vinegar
  • 2
    whole black peppercorns
  • Shrimp:
  • 250
    dry sparkling wine
  • 65
    olive oil
  • 3
    spring onions, finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 24
    extra large uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 250
    cherry tomatoes
  • 15
    chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 cup chilled unsalted butter, cut into 16 pieces


1. For the sauce: Mix together sparkling wine, spring onions, vinegar and peppercorns in heavy, medium saucepan.
2. Boil until reduced to ¼ cup liquid, for about 20 minutes.
3. For the shrimp: Mix together sparkling wine, olive oil, spring onions, salt and black pepper in a bowl.
4. Add shrimp and stir to coat shrimp evenly. Marinate shrimp at room temperature for 30 to 60 minutes, turning occasionally.
5. Add cherry tomatoes and parsley.
6. Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease a shallow roasting pan. Drain shrimp and arrange with cherry tomatoes and parsley on prepared roasting pan in single layer.
7. Roast in oven for 15 minutes or until just opaque in centre, turning occasionally, about 7 minutes per side.
8. Re-heat sauce, whisk in butter a piece at a time, allowing each to melt before adding the next (do not boil or sauce will separate). Season to taste with salt and pepper.
9. Spoon warm sauce over shrimp. Sprinkle with fresh herbs and serve.

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