Quick Seafood Sauce

Quick Seafood Sauce

Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • White pepper
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 Tbsp. dry white wine
  • 2 tsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 tbsp. finely chopped shallots
  • 1 cup (8 oz.) shrimp, scallops or crabmeat,
  • 3 tbsp. snipped fresh dill or 1 1/2 tsp. dried dill
  • Fresh pasta or toast points
  • Paprika

Directions

  1. Heat 2 tablespoons of the butter in a saucepan.
  2. Add the flour and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Stir in salt and pepper and milk.
  3. Cook, stirring, until mixture thickens and is smooth. Stir in the wine and mustard. Set aside.
  4. Heat remaining butter and saute the shallots until lightly browned.
  5. Add the seafood and saute another 4-5 minutes.
  6. Fold seafood into the sauce, and add dill, stir well.
  7. Sprinkle with paprika and serve over cooked pasta or toast points.