Ostrich and Shrimp in Roasted Garlic Sauce

Recipe: Ostrich and Shrimp in Roasted Garlic Sauce


  • 8 jumbo shrimp
  • 12 pieces of ostrich, sliced medallion size and then pounded
  • into scaloppini
  • 15−20 medium sized whole garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1/2 bottle of dry white wine (preferably Chardonnay)
  • 1 1/2 pints of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 medium sized red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 stick lightly salted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock


  1. Prepare ostrich and set aside. Place garlic cloves in the oven at 400F and bake until soft and brown (about 10−15 minutes).
  2. In sauce pot, melt butter and saute onion until onion is fully cooked (about 5 minutes). Add wine and allow to cook until dry over medium heat.
  3. When mixture has evaporated back down, add roasted garlic and puree.
  4. Place back on heat and slowly add cream, salt and pepper. Bring to slight boil and set aside.
  5. In separate pan, heat olive oil add ostrich, sear on both sides and set aside. Add shrimp and chicken stock to oil; saute until cooked. Add ostrich and sauce.

Number of servings (yield): 3

Meal type: lunch

Culinary tradition: USA (General)

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