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CT LIVE!: Shrimp "Grilled Cheese"

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    CT LIVE!: Shrimp "Grilled Cheese"

    Ben Dubow and Mary Quinn from Bistro on Main showed us how to make the dish from their spring menu. (Published Thursday, March 28, 2019)

    Shrimp "Grilled Cheese"

    Ingredients: (serves 4 as an app)

     

    • 2 T olive oil
    • 12 ea 21-25 shrimp, peeled and deveined
    • 4 slices Haloumi Cheese
    • 2 cups spinach or similar greens
    • 1 cup halved grape tomatoes
    • 2 t garlic, minced
    • 2 t shallot, minced
    • 1/4 c white wine
    • 2 T butter
    • salt and pepper, to taste

     

    Method:

    In medium hot saute pan, heat olive oil. Season shrimp with salt and pepper and saute 2-3 minutes. Add cheese to pan and grill unto browned, flip and keep cooking until brown on 2nd side.

    When adding the cheese, add the shallots and garlic, as well as tomatoes. Saute 2-3 min.

    Finally add the spinach. Season with salt and pepper. Deglaze with white wine, reduce until wine by half. Off of heat, swirl in butter and allow to melt to finish sauce.

    Serve immediately.