Simple Nantua Sauce Recipe

Grilled basque shrimp skewers with Nantua Sauce
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Ratings (13)
  • 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
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 Quart (8 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 101
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 59mg 20%
Sodium 453mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Protein 5g
Calcium 64mg 5%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(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.