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Shrimp in Green Sauce (Tapas)
Makes 4-6 servings

1 1/2 pounds small shrimp
2 cups water
2 peppercorns
1 bay leaf
1 sprig fresh parsley
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
1/4 cup all purpose flour
salt and pepper to taste
3 tablespoons olive oil

Combine the shelled shrimp in the water with the peppercorns, bay
leaf, parsley and oregano and simmer for about 20 minutes.

Strain through a sieve reserving 3/4 cup liquid.

Sprinkle the shrimp with the flour, salt and pepper and saute in
the oil until pink, about 2 minutes.

Green Sauce

1 cup fresh parsley
3 cloves garlic
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup dry white wine
3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons finely chopped onion
1 1/2 tablespoons all purpose flour

In a food processor combine parsley, garlic and salt until smooth.
With machine running add reserved broth and wine.

In a saute pan add the 3 tablespoons oil, stir in onion and cook
until soft. Add the flour and continue to stir until smooth.

Gradually add sauce to pan and continue to cook until thickened.
Add shrimp.


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