Seafood Au Gratin by Ann

posted by Ann 08-17-98 4:58 PM
Seafood Au Gratin
Serves 6

1/2 pound mushrooms -- sliced
1 whole shallot -- chopped
6 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3/4 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons brandy
black pepper
1/2 pound crab meat -- cooked
1/2 cup lobster meat -- cooked
1/2 pound large shrimp -- cooked
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese

In a medium skillet, sauté mushrooms and shallots in butter for five minutes. Sprinkle flour over all and cook,stirring, for one minute. Add cream and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat and stir in brandy. Season with salt, pepper, and paprika. Put crab meat, lobster meat, and shrimp in a shallow, buttered casserole dish. Cover with the mushroom-cream sauce and sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 450 for 10 minutes, then brown under broiler (2-3 minutes).

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