SHRIMP Vol au Vent
These puff pastry baskets are better known as vol au vent, which literally means flying in the wind.
A name that immediately makes you understand the lightness of this puff pastry wrap made of several overlapping layers and then baked in the oven.
Even if you would not say the basic recipe to prepare them is very simple, especially if you use the ready-made puff pastry, and it is also very fast.
They are usually served as an appetizer, in buffets or with an aperitif as finger food and the beauty is that you can fill them with an infinite number of ingredients and preparations.
The filling inside them is usually based on vegetables, cheeses, mushrooms, meat and fish and it is with the latter that today we will prepare them by creating delicious baskets of puff pastry with shrimp and pink sauce.
These vol au vent are topped with shrimp for a surprising and delicious appetizer.
A great option for entertaining, the perfect party appetizer for all occasions.
Top them with fresh chives for a nice color contrast and some earthy freshness.
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- DifficultyVery easy
- Preparation time25 Minutes
- Cooking time20 Minutes
- Serving4/6 PORTIONS
For Shrimps vol au vent
For cocktail sauce
how to make cocktail sauce
Prepare puff pastry baskets
Cook vol au vent
If you stuff the vol au vent you must eat them immediately.You can prepare the puff pastry baskets in advance and store in a cool and dry place for up to 2 days or freeze
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