Simple Nantua Sauce Recipe

Grilled basque shrimp skewers with Nantua Sauce
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Ratings (12)
  • Total: 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 Quart (8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
101 Calories
6g Fat
7g Carbs
5g Protein
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This version of the Nantua Sauce, a classic seafood sauce, is made by incorporating shrimp butter and cream into a basic ​​​Béchamel sauce. Traditionally, however, it is made with crayfish.

The Nantua sauce is delicious with fish and seafood, especially shellfish.

Ingredients

Steps to Make It

  1. In a heavy-bottomed saucepan, heat the Béchamel to a simmer.​

  2. Stir in the shrimp butter and cream and cook for another minute. Serve right away.