Creamy Prawn Gratin

Posted June 10th, 2009 in Food 2 Comments »

Creamy tasty prawn gratin ♪This is also one of popular yo-shoku dish in Japan.  You can find this “Prawn Gratin” in family restaurants, cafes, and even at convenience stores.

<Prawn Gratin>

  • 15g butter
  • 15g plain flour
  • about 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup prawn
  • 2 tbs macaroni
  • 1/4 onion
  • 1 tbs white wine
  • grated mozzarella cheese + bread crumble
  1. Slice onion.  Cook macaroni till just before al dente.
  2. Melt butter in a sauce pan.  (Do not burn)  Add flour and stir.  Add milk little by little,  stir well at each addition of milk.  (using warmed milk is easier than cold milk)  Adjust the consistency with extra milk if needed.
  3. In another pan, heat up olive oil and saute sliced onion.  Add prawn, then pour white wine and burn up the alcohol.
  4. Pour bechamel sauce into 3.  Add macaroni, and stir through.  Season well.
  5. Pour the mixture into a plate, and sprinkle grated cheese and bread crumble on the top.  Bake in the oven (200 ~ 220) until golden colored.  Sprinkle chopped parsley and serve immediately.

2 Comments on “Creamy Prawn Gratin”

  1. 1 Mitsuko Fredrickson said at 6:55 am on June 14th, 2010:

    Thank you so much posting this recipe. This was one of my favorite food while I was in Japan eating out. And now I can cook and taste the memory of Japanese restaurant. I did not know how I stumbled upon your web site but I am thankful that I did. I will try another one of your recipes in the future. They sound all wonderful to me.

  2. 2 umepontarou said at 12:36 pm on June 14th, 2010:

    Hi Mitsuko,

    I’m also glad that you visited my blog 🙂
    Thank you!

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