Prawns in Aspic

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By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • pounds prawns
  • white wine court-bouillon
  • 2 egg whites, lightly beaten


Cook prawns in a white wine court-bouillon for 5 minutes. Cool the prawns, then shell and de-vein them. Reduce the court-bouillon to 1 quart; strain it, and clear it by adding 2 lightly beaten egg whites. Bring liquid slowly to a boil, stirring continuously. When liquid reaches boiling point, let it stand for 10 minutes over a very low heat, barely simmering. Strain through a siev