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© Antonis Achilleos

Recipe Summary

total:
30 mins
Yield:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, cover the parsnips with the milk and water, add a pinch of salt and bring to a boil. Simmer over moderately low heat until the parsnips are tender, about 10 minutes; drain, reserving 1/4 cup of the cooking liquid. Transfer the parsnips and the reserved liquid to a food processor and puree. Return the puree to the saucepan, season with salt and pepper and keep warm.

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  • In a large skillet, melt the butter. Add the shrimp, season with salt and pepper and cook over moderate heat, stirring, until the shrimp are pink and just white throughout, about 3 minutes. Stir in the tarragon. Spoon the parsnip puree onto plates, top with the shrimp and drizzle with the butter. Serve with lemon wedges.