Shrimp and Scallop Enchiladas With Tomatillo Cream Sauce

Ingredients

Seafood Enchiladas or Enchiladas del Mar
Filling
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 shallot, minced
1 clove garlic
1 jalapeno, seeded and minced
1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined and chopped
8 ounces bay scallops
1/4 cup heavy cream
salt and pepper to taste
1 1/2 pounds tomatillos
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 tablespoons shallot, minced
1/2 cup sour cream
salt and white pepper to taste
4 oz goat cheese crumbles

Preparation

1
Directions for enchilada filling
2
Saute shallots, garlic and jalapeno in olive oil until soft, but not brown, about 1 minute. Add chopped shrimp and scallops until shrimp are slightly pink. Add white wine and simmer until wine is almost evaporated. Pour in cream to moisten the filling and remove from heat. Transfer the mixture to a bowl to stop the cooking.
3
Spoon onto corn tortillas and roll into cigar shape. Line them up in a large baking dish or small individual dishes.
4
Directions for Tomatillo Cream Sauce
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Roast tomatillos in a 400 degree ove until the skins split, but not too brown. Remove from oven and cool. Puree in a food processor or blender.
6
Saute shallot in olive oil until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add heavy cream and sour cream. Simmer until slightly thickened. Add tomatillo puree. Season with salt and white pepper to taste.
7
Pour over rolled enchiladas. Sprinkle with Monterey Jack cheese and goat cheese.
8
Bake at 400 degrees until sauce is bubbly around the edges and tortillas are golden brown. About 15 minutes. Do not over cook.
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Pico de Gallo
12
Fresh Cilantro
13
Diced Avocado, optional

 



About

I love enchiladas. But, let's face it, they don't attend many black tie dinners. Not unless they are stuffed with seafood, that is. These shrimp and scallop enchiladas are perfect for a fancy dinner at home.

Yield:

24.0 enchiladas or 8 to 12 servings

Added:

October 18, 2010

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