Creamy Dutch Shrimp Ragout

The basic of our beloved Dutch croquettes and delicious in a bowl of puff pastry: Shrimp Ragout!

Dutch Shrimp Ragout

Servings 700 ml
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • Frying Pan
  • Whisk


  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • ½ Chili Pepper
  • 70 ml Olive Oil
  • 50 gram Flour
  • 200 ml White Wine
  • 1 Bay Leaf
  • 500 ml Stock like vegetable, shrimp or fish
  • 100 ml Cream
  • 200 gram Dutch Shrimps
  • Some Parsley



  • Chop the white onion and carrot in small cubes. Cut the chili pepper in slices.


  • Pour a tablespoon of olive oil in the frying pan. Bake the chopped onion, chili pepper and carrot in this until soft.
  • Add the flour and the rest of the olive oil. Keep stirring the mixture to make sure that the flour doesn't burn. Whenever the kitchen smells like fresh baked cookies, you can add the white wine and bay leaf.
  • When white wine slightly reduced, you can pour in the white wine and cream. Stir with a whisk to remove any lumps from the ragout.
  • Let the ragout cook for about 5 minutes while stirring. Add the shrimps and fresh parsley. Heat shortly and then serve!

Serve with..

  • Serve the ragout with puff pastry or on top of fish filet.
Course: Starter
Cuisine: Dutch, French
Keyword: Comfort Food

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