Savory Shrimp Puff Pastry
With it's buttery, garlic shrimp filling inside a flaky homemade pastry makes this savory shrimp puff pastry recipe a must-try appetizer.
Servings: 6 people
- 1 cup flour, all purpose
- 1/2 cup butter
- 6 tbsp cream cheese, light
- 2 cups shrimp, cubed
- 2 tbsp butter
- 3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 2 tbsp parsley, coarsely chopped
- 1 cup water
- 1.5 tbsp flour, all purpose
- salt and pepper to taste
Prepare the Pastry
In a mixer, combine flour, butter and cream cheese.
Mix until dough forms a ball and cleans the sides of the bowl.
Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for 15 minutes.
Prepare the Filling
Add butter, onion and garlic and parsley to the pan on stove top. Saute for 2 to 3 minutes.
Add the shrimp, along with some salt and pepper and mix together. Saute for another 1 minute.
Combine cool water with flour until you have a smooth milky mixture.
Add the flour water mixture to the pan, stir together a few times and put aside to cool before filling cups.
Assembling the Shrimp Puff Pastry
Remove dough from the fridge and shape dough into 2 dozen 1-inch balls. Place each in a paper-lined or greased miniature (1 ¾”-inch) muffin cup.
Press dough on bottom and sides of each cup.
Scoop 1 tbsp of the cool shrimp filling and place inside each cup.
Bake in a 365°F preheated oven for 25 minutes or until golden brown and filling is set.
Cool in pans on a wire rack.
Calories: 334kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 166mg | Sodium: 575mg | Potassium: 130mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 786IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 98mg | Iron: 2mg