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Menu Plan for Winter II: Week 1, Day 1

Shrimp and Scallop Newburg
Buttered Brussels Sprouts

Cooking time:  30 minutes for menu          Cooking schedule: see below for instructions

        You could use all shrimp or all scallops for the Newburg, I like a mix.

Shrimp and Scallop Newburg

Total time: 20 minutes
  This is a lovely dish made with almost any shellfish or seafood.  For a party presentation it can be served in Puff Pastry shells.  I served it on fragrant Basmati rice.

Shrimp and Scallop Newburg Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Buttered Brussels Sprouts  

Total time: 25 minutes
    Sometimes simple is best.... Or, at least, as good.  Lightly steamed Sprouts, tossed with butter, thyme and salt.  Simple, delicious.

Buttered Brussels Sprouts Ingredients:

 Instructions:

Cooking Schedule: 30 minutes
Assemble all food, utensils and serving dishes
Utensils: measuring cups, spoons, knives,
small saucepan with lid, medium skillet, medium
saucepan with steamer basket and lid
Chop shallots
Mince garlic
Clean shrimp, scallops if needed
Trim, slice mushroom
Trim Brussels sprouts, steam
Cook rice
Heat oil in skillet, sauté shallots, garlic, mushrooms

Dissolve cornstarch in sherry
Remove shallot/mushroom to plate
Sauté shrimp, scallops
Remove shrimp, scallops to mushroom plate, cover
Add stock, herbs to shrimp skillet, bring to boil
Add cornstarch/sherry to skillet, thicken
Return shrimp, scallops, etc. to skillet, heat through Remove sprouts, empty pan, melt butter
Mind the rice
Finish sprouts
Arrange Basmati on platter, spoon on Newburg
Serve