December 2014 ended with a sweet note for me . My recipe of Shrimp Tartlets was published in Christmas issue of India based magazine “Being Woman ” .
My Pune & Bangalore readers do grab a copy of this wonderful magazine at the local magazine store near you …
Now coming to the Shrimp Tartlets
These Spicy Shrimp Tartlets are one of my all time favorite finger food to be served . .The Shrimp filling is spicy, garlicky, a little sour and surely a crowd pleaser . After I made Shrimp tartlets for the first time, I fell in love with them and now they make a regular appearance at my parties .
The best part is that these picture-perfect and delightfully festive shrimp tarts always get rave reviews and are ready in under 15 minutes.
Pre made pastry shells make preparation of these tarts super-fast. Simply spoon the prepared spicy Prawn filling and heat in the preheated oven until warm and serve .
1 Lbs Shrimps (deveined, de shelled )
Around 20 mini tart shells
4 pods Garlic finely chopped
1 inch Ginger piece finely chopped
1 tsp Red Chilly Flakes
1 tsp chili powder
1/4 tsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tbs lemon juice
Fresh Coriander/ Cilantro finely chopped 2Tbs
1 tbs Soya sauce
1 tbs cooking oil
Heat 1 tbsp of oil In a Pan and add garlic and ginger, sauté’ a little,
Now add the Shrimps along with turmeric and sauté for 4 to 5 mins ,until the raw smell goes away .
Add the soy sauce
Add salt, red chilly flakes, and mix well to evenly coat the shrimp with all the ingredients.
Sauté till the Shrimps are fully cooked. Approximately 6-10 mins .
Add the lemon juice and mix well .
Remove from heat and garnish with coriander leaves .
Fill them in tart shells and serve .
To make Wonton wrapper Tart shells we will be needing
Wonton wrappers 1 pack – approximately 50 wrappers
Tart tins or mini muffin tins
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F / 190 C
To make shells, place wonton wrappers in small tart tins or mini muffin pans and firmly press together . Place tins on a baking sheet.
Bake approximately for about 10 minutes or until shells are firm and lightly browned.
Remove to the cooling rack and cool completely .
Helpful Tips :
You can even use phyllo dough , pie crust , samosa strips , flatten white bread or puff pastry dough to make tart shells …
Make tart sheels one day ahead; remove from muffin pan and place on cooling rack to cool. Store tightly covered in an airtight container .
Spoon the filling into the shells & put the tartlets in a preheated oven, at 360 F/180 degrees C, for 6-8 minutes or until hot before serving.
Bringing these spicy garlicky tartlets to Angie’s Fiesta Friday First Annual Block Party @ Fiesta Friday #52 …..