Will Cook For Sex - A Guy's Guide to Cooking

Ingredients

The Closer

  • 4 tbsp. butter (unsalted)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tbsp. sugar
  • 4 oz. bittersweet chocolate
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. flour
  • 2 scoops of vanilla ice cream
Lemon Pepper Prawns
  • 2 lbs. (peeled/deveined) medium raw shrimp
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 8 tbsp. (1/2 cup) vegetable broth
  • 6 tbsp. half and half
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (fresh leaves)
  • 1/2 medium onion
  • 1/2 green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup parsley (fresh leaves)
  • 2 jalapenos (fresh)
  • 2 medium tomatoes
  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil

Directions

The Closer

Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  Put chocolate and butter in a double boiler over low heat and stir until chocolate is melted.  (A mixing bowl on top of a sauce pan with a cup of water can be used in plaec of a double broiler.)

Step 2: In a small bowl or cup mix sugar and flour.

Step 3: In a medium bowl whisk eggs, then whisk in flour and sugar.

Step 4: Whisk in chocolate into egg mixture.

Step 5: Scrape mixture into two 1 cup baking bowls (glass or ceramic called ramekins) and bake for approximately 15 minutes until edges are firm and center is still soft.

Step 6: Add scoop of vanilla ice cream to center and serve immediately.

Variation: Replace ice cream with whipped cream

Tip: Prepare steps 1 through 4 in advance and set aside.  This way, you simply have to place them in the oven after your final course.

Lemon Pepper Prawns:
Serves 6-8

Step 1: Prepare Salsa
  • Dice equal parts tomatoes, bell pepper, onion in 1/4" squares.
  • Remove seeds from jalapeno and mince.
  • Chop parsley and cilantro.
  • Mix ingredients in bowl.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Let stand.

Step 2:

  • Preheat 3 tbsp. of olive oil in large pan.
  • Add shrimp and fry over high heat.  Cook for 1-2 minutes per side.
  • When almost done, sprinkle flour in pan with shrimp.  Stir.

Step 3:

  • Reduce heat.  Add juice from lemon (approximately 4 tbsp.), half and half and broth to pan. Stir.
  • Add 3 heaping tbsp. of salsa.  Stir.

Step 4:

  • Place contents on platter and serve. 

 

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