Preparation time: 15 Minutes
Cooking time: 5 Minutes
Total time: 20 Minutes
Difficulty: Very easy
Ingredients for the Tzatziki & Shrimps Verrines
For 4 persons, you’ll need:
- 3/4 cup (200 g) cream cheese
- 1 clove garlic
- 1 cucumber
- A few fresh mint leaves
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- Salt and freshly ground pepper
For the marinated shrimps
- 16 small raw shrimps
- 1 lemon
- 1 inch fresh ginger
- Olive oil – Salt and pepper
- Sesame seeds (or poppy)
Preparation of the Tzatziki:
Peel the cucumber, cut in half lengthwise and remove seeds from the middle.
Grate the cucumber and put it to drain in a colander. Take a clean cloth, and put the cucumber in it. Squeeze the cucumber to lose its water.
In a bowl, put the cream cheese, add the clove of garlic, mint leaves washed and chopped, salt, pepper and olive oil. Mix well and add the cucumber.
Store in the refrigerator.
Shell the raw shrimp and put them in a dish.
Add lemon juice, grated ginger, salt, pepper and add a little olive oil. Marinate for 30 minutes in the fridge.
Heat a frying pan to cook the shrimp. At the end of cooking, add the sesame seeds.
Preparation of verrine:
In each jar, put up the tzatziki, and add the shrimp on top.
For garnish, add mint leaves. Here we have a great verrine recipe!