Puff Borek with Shrimp
379gr of Puff Pastry
For the filling
250gr cooked Shrimp
1 boiled and chopped Egg
1 pinch Cayenne Pepper
1 teaspoon Paprika
1 tablespoon chopped Parsley
For the sauce:
240ml of Milk
1 tablespoon of Butter
2 tablespoons of Flour
Pinch of Salt
Pinch of Pepper
Also: 1 Egg White lightly beaten
How to prepare
Pre-heat the oven to 205˚C.
Melt the butter in a medium pan, turn off the heat and blend in the flour
Slowly add the milk stirring constantly then add the salt and pepper.
Turn the heat back on, continue to stir and when it starts to bubble cook for 2 more minutes.
Mix the filling ingredients in a bowl and then stir into the sauce.
Roll the pastry out into 2 x 30cm squares.
Cut each piece into 4 squares leaving 8 pieces of pastry.
Place a spoonful of the filling mixture on one side of the pastry.
Fold the empty side over the filling to form a triangle and press down the edges.
Brush the tops with the egg white
Place on an oven tray lined with parchment paper and bake for 20-25 minutes until golden brown.
The Turkish name for this dish is Karides ile Borek Puf
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