Food Film: Shrimp on a Potato Pancake & The Indoor Picnic

28 Nov
Starring Brandon Maya
Welcome to Food Films, a web series that show simple ways to cook delicious meals. We take our experience at The French Culinary Institute to create dishes that can be made at home. With menus for every budget, skill level, and schedule, you’re bound to find something you enjoy!

For the Indoor Picnic
Lay out your picnic blanket on an open space in your home, set seat cushions or pillows on top. Place the food on trays and dig in! You may also want a bed tray to place drinks on.

My Kitchen Decor Favorites: Anthropologie Home Section

Recipe: Shrimp and Potato Pancake
Shrimp in white wine
1lb of large shrimp
½ cup of Dry white wine
1 Orange pepper
1 red onion
1 tsp Salt
½ tsp Pepper
1 tbsp of Olive oil 

Dice the shallots. Clean and Quarter the shrimp. 

Heat a large sauce pan coated with olive oil to medium high heat. Add the shallots to the pan, season with salt and pepper, and sauté for 5 minutes. Salt and pepper the shrimp and add it to the hot pan. Sear the shrimp for 1 minute per side. Add the white wine and let the shrimp and shallots simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the ingredients from the pan and plate. 

Potato pancake
1 tsp Salt
½ tsp Pepper
2 tbsp Canola oil
4 russet Potatoes
¼ cups of chopped chives 

Quarter the potatoes. 

Boil 2 quarts of water in a larger pot. Add the potatoes and cook until tender. Drain the water and let potatoes stay in pot and add salt, pepper and butter. Mash the potatoes until smooth. Place the mashed potatoes into a bowl and mix in the chives. Mold the mashed potatoes into mini, ¼ inch thick pancakes. Place in a pan coated with hot oil at high heat. Cook each side for 3 minutes, until golden brown.

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