Simple Nantua Sauce Recipe

Grilled basque shrimp skewers with Nantua Sauce
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  • 15 mins
  • Prep: 5 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 Quart (8 servings)
Ratings (11)

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.

What You'll Need

How 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.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 101
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 59 mg
Sodium 453 mg
Carbohydrates 7 g
Dietary Fiber 0 g
Protein 5 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)