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Crayfish Sauce for Pasta         HT   ACC    20mins

Serves 2 Hot  Shellfish  Seafood  Herbs  Savoury Sauces   Accompaniment   Gluten Wheat Free  Eggless*



2 tbsp Onion, finely chopped

25g/1oz Butter

2 tbsp Dill, chopped

2 tbsp Tomato Purée

120ml/4 fl.oz Fresh Fish stock

200ml/7 fl.oz Crème Fraîche

Salt & Pepper

Lemon Juice

12 boiled Crayfish tails, chopped




1. Gently fry the onion in the butter until soft and transparent. Add the dill, tomato purée and stock and bring to a rapid boil for 4 minutes.


2. Lower the heat and add the Crème Fraîche. Cook for a further 5 minutes. Sieve the sauce and return to the pan.


3. Add the salt, pepper, lemon juice and crayfish and heat through.


3. Serve hot poured over stuffed pastas such as ravioli, tortellini, cappelletti, tortelli, or Agnelotti.

Goes particularly well with vegetable and seafood pasta dishes.

 * NB Whilst this sauce is Gluten free and eggless, for a completely gluten/egg free recipe use a gluten/egg free pasta dough and filling.


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