*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                     SHRIMP CEVICHE WITH CREME FRAICHE
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood                          Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      3/4   c            Lime juice, fresh
    3       tb           Green onion, minced
                         Salt & freshly ground pepper
    2       lb           Shrimp, small or medium *
      2/3   c            Creme fraiche
    3       tb           Capers
                         Lettuce leaves
                         Lime slices, thin
    1       tb           Green onion tops, minced
                         -----CREME FRAICHE-----
    1       c            Whipping cream
    4 1/2   ts           Buttermilk
 
   *Note: Shrimp should be shelled and deveined.
   
   Combine lime juice, 3 tablespoons green onion, salt
   and pepper in medium bowl.  Mix in shrimp.  Cover and
   refrigerate until shrimp turn opaque, stirring
   occasionally, at least 6 hours.  (Can be prepared 1
   day ahead.)
   
   Drain shrimp thoroughly, discarding marinade.  Fold in
   creme fraiche and capers.  Arrange lettuce on plates
   or scallop shells. Top with shrimp. Garnish with lime
   slices and 1 tablespoon green onion.  Serve
   immediately.
   
   CREME FRAICHE:  Combine cream and buttermilk in small
   jar.  Cover tightly and shake well for 1 minute.  Let
   stand at room temperature until thickened, about 8
   hours.  Store in refrigerator.
   
   Source: Elizabeth Riely in Bon Appetit, September 1985
  
 
 
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