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Seafood Chowder With Napoléon


8 portions

Ingredients

  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) butter
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp.) flour
  • 3 potatoes, peeled and diced
  • 500 ml (2 cups) carrots, diced
  • 750 ml (3 cups) chicken stock
  • 250 ml (1 cup) 15% cooking cream
  • 250 ml (1 cup) milk
  • 500 ml (2 cups) Napoléon, grated
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 450 g (1 lb) shrimps, deveined
  • 450 g (1 lb) scallops
  • 15 ml (1 tbsp.) fresh dill, finely chopped

Preparation

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  • In a large saucepan, melt half the butter, and cook the shallots and leeks until tender. Add the flour, and cook while stirring for one minute.
  • Add the potatoes, carrots and chicken stock. Bring to a boil and cook for about 15 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
  • Then, add the cream, milk and Napoléon. Continue cooking while stirring to completely melt the cheese. Add salt and pepper. Set aside.
  • In a frying pan, melt the remaining butter, and sauté the shrimp and scallops for 2 minutes.
  • Place a portion of shrimps and scallops in the centre of each bowl. Add the chowder and top with fresh dill.

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Accompaniments

Aromatic and mellow

These dry wines are characterized by fairly strong aromas of spice, toast or exotic fruit. In the mouth, they carry a rich and well-balanced texture.

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