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Creamy Shrimp & Corn Stew in Shells

Creamy Shrimp & Corn Stew in Shells


This dish is ready in under an hour, but it looks and tastes like it took much longer.  It features puff pastry shells filled with shrimp, shallots and corn in a kicked-up lemon cream sauce.

serves 6 people


cost per recipe: $12.25

The price is determined by the national average.

  • 4

    tablespoons butter

  • 1/3

    cup minced shallot

  • 1/4

    cup all-purpose flour

  • 1

    cup Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Chicken Stock

  • 3/4

    pound fresh or thawed frozen small shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 2

    cups frozen whole kernel corn, thawed

  • 1/2

    cup heavy cream

  • 1 1/2

    tablespoons lemon juice

  • 2

    dashes hot pepper sauce

  • 1

    package (10 ounces) Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells, prepared according to package directions

  • 1

    tablespoon Chopped fresh cilantroleaves or Parsley

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the butter in a 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Add the shallots and cook and stir for 3 minutes. Add the flour and cook and stir for 2 minutes. Gradually stir in the broth. Cook and stir until the mixture boils and thickens.

Step 2

Stir the shrimp and corn in the skillet. Reduce the heat to low.  Stir in the heavy cream, lemon juice and hot pepper sauce and cook until the shrimp are cooked through. Spoon the shrimp mixture into the pastry shells.  Sprinkle with the cilantro.

Recipe Tips

  • Flavor Variation: For Creamy Shrimp, Lobster & Corn Stew in Shells, reduce the amount of shrimp to 1/2 pound and add 1/4 pound diced, cooked lobster meat with the corn.

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Made With
Swanson® Chicken Stock

Swanson® Chicken Stock

Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells

Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry Shells

Swanson® Chicken Broth

Swanson® Chicken Broth


Ratings & Reviews

  • mring

    March 4, 2009

    Creamy Shrimp & Corn Stew in Shells

    Somethings are worth doing right instead of shortcuts this recipe is not desirable and loses in the already prepared structure, taste is not desirable.

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