Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining In: Local Restaurant Recipes

Dining out is enjoyable, but wouldn't you like to make restaurant quality meals at home? Better yet, why not make the exact dishes you have enjoyed at your favorite local restaurants. Moffly Media looked to the area chefs and restaurateurs for recipes to their most popular dishes and they were happy to oblige. We have collected them all in our virtual recipe box and organized them by contributor and category. Bon appetit!


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Contributed by: Duoro
Cusine: Portuguese
# of Servings: 4
  • 24 large shrimp (unpeeled)
  • 2 stalks celery (chopped)
  • 1 large Spanish onion (chopped)
  • 2 carrots (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 quart water
  • 1/2 cup piri-piri or hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  1. Peel shrimp, in sauce pot add shrimp peels, rough chop of celery, onion and carrots.
  2. Add olive oil.
  3. Saute until golden brown.
  4. Add white wine, water and piri-piri (or hot sauce), bring to a boil and reduce by half.
  5. Sauté shrimp until pink on both sides in separate pan.
  6. Add shrimp and butter to sauce pot and reduce sauce again by half.
  7. Pour sauce with shrimp onto each plate and add shrimp.
  8. Serve with mashed potatoes and steamed haricots verts.



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