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Devilled Potted Shrimps Starter for 2

  • Ingredients:

  • 100g (4oz) peeled brown shrimps
  • 1 teasp cayenne pepper
  • 1 piece of blade mace
  • teasp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 25g butter
  • 2 tbsp clarified butter (see below for instructions)

  1. Place 20g butter into a pan and bring to heat slowly, making sure not to burn the butter.  When melted, spoon off the white matter from the top and put the butter through a fine sieve to remove any residue.  Set aside.
  2. Put the un-clarified butter, cayenne pepper, mace and nutmeg into a pan and melt gradually to form a spicy mixture.
  3. Add the shrimps to the mixture and turn for about a minute to infuse.  Remove blade of mace and place the shrimp mixture into 2 ramekins or vodka-shot glasses.  Leave to set for 20 minutes in the fridge.
  4. Once set, pour over the melted clarified butter and once more leave to set in the fridge.
  5. Serve with some freshly baked multi-grain bread.