Flambeed Shrimp With Mashed Potatoes

  • Difficulty: Ultra Basic
  • 45 minutes
  • 2 servings

Running out of ideas on what to make with some delicious shrimp? Cook them in a delicious sauce, made with soy sauce, fish sauce, and cognac. Flambee everything to release all those delicious flavors. And, if you’re looking for a side to pair this with, how about you serve them with our special upgraded mashed potatoes, made with parmesan and spring onion?

Ingredients Needed for Flambeed Shrimp With Mashed Potatoes

4 potatoes, cooked
¼ cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon flour
salt
pepper
¼ cup parmesan, shredded
3 spring onions s, chopped
3 garlic cloves
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
12 shrimp
1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon fish sauce
2 teaspoons of soy sauce
1 tablespoon cognac
1 teaspoon olive oil
½ lime

How to Cook Flambeed Shrimp With Mashed Potatoes

  1. Place the cooked potatoes in a large bowl and mash them.
  2. Add the milk, butter, and flour. Season with salt, pepper, add the parmesan, and one third of the spring onion quantity. Mix it until it’s smooth.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat.
  4. Place the flat side of a knife over the garlic cloves and crush them a little.
  5. Add the garlic into the skillet and stir, to flavor the vegetable oil.
  6. Add the shrimp, balsamic vinegar, fish sauce, and 1 teaspoon of soy sauce. Cook and turn over each shrimp.
  7. Pour the cognac, then use a lighter, and flambee the shrimp. Cook the shrimp for 2 more minutes. Season the shrimp with salt and pepper.
  8. Add the remaining spring onion, stir, and cook further for 1-2 more minutes. Set aside.
  9. In the meantime, you can prepare a small portion of sauce for the dish.
  10. Mix the olive oil, the remaining soy sauce, and lime juice in a small bowl.
  11. Serve the shrimp with mashed potatoes and sauce.

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