Creamy shrimp gratin



1 Servings


  • 1 cup unsalted butter , at room temperature
  • 3 large egg yolks
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice , about 1/2 large lemon
  • 1 tbsp hot water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • raw, medium tail-on shrimp
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika


  • Melt butter in a small pan over high. While waiting for butter to melt, place yolks, lemon juice, hot water and salt in a blender. Whirl for 1 min.
  • Skim off and discard foam from melted butter. While blender is whirling, slowly pour butter through hole in lid . Whirl until thickened, about 3 min. Add 1/2 tsp smoked paprika to hollandaise during last 30 sec of whirling. Preheat oven to 350F. Place raw medium tail-on shrimp in a single layer in a shallow gratin dish. Drizzle with smoky hollandaise. Bake, uncovered, until top is lightly golden, about 12 to 15 min.