potato and shrimp gratin, saffron béchamel, green salad with balsamic vinaigrette
Brunch, Risotto, Pasta and Rice, Fish, Seafood & Shellfish
A surprising and pleasant combination, the saffron is the light that shines in this dish.
The freshness of the greenery and the lemon zest comliments the gratin.
IngredientsRecipe for 4
Plating and finishing touches
- Salt and pepper
Preparation time: 45 min
Preheat your Oven at 400 °F
Place the potatoes in cold salted water, bring to a boil, and let it cook through. Once the tip of the knife can easily pierce the potatoes, drain them and cool them down in cold water.
Chop the parsley finely.
Peel the potatoes. Cut them into rounds no thicker than 0.5cm.
In a bowl, mix the shirmp throughly with the lemon juice, season with salt and pepper.
Be it in smaller individual dishes or one large dish, alternate the potatoes and shrimps, overlapping slightly.
Baste the surface of the gratin with mustard using a brush.
In a saucepan, heat the milk gently, add the saffron, keep it hot but not boiling.
In a saucepan melt butter, add the flour and cook one minute on low heat, you don't want it to colour.
Stirring constantly, pour the hot milk, and the mix with a whisk until the sauce thickens.
Once cooked, season with salt and pepper, then pour over the potato and shrimp gratin.
Place the gratin in the oven for 10 to 20 minutes depending on the size.
Make sure you have a nice colour on top, sprinkle with chopped parsley just before serving
- Salade vinaigrette
In a mixing bowl, combine all of the ingredients that are part of the vinaigrette except for the olive oil. Next, using a whisk, slowly drizzle the oil while whisking continuously to emulsify the vinaigrette.
Season to taste with salt and pepper and dress the salad at the last possible minute.
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