3/4 cup sliced mushrooms
1/2 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup chopped green, red, or yellow sweet pepper
2 tablespoons chopped shallots
2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic
1 teaspoon snipped fresh parsley
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 14-1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes
1/8 teaspoon salt
Dash ground red pepper
1/3 cup milk
8 to 12 jumbo shrimp (about 12 ounces), peeled and deveined
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1. In a large skillet cook mushrooms, onion, sweet pepper, shallots, garlic, and parsley in the 2 tablespoons hot butter until tender. Add undrained tomatoes, salt, and ground red pepper. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 10 minutes or until desired consistency.
2. Meanwhile in a shallow bowl combine egg and milk. Dip shrimp into egg mixture, then into flour to coat. In another skillet, fry shrimp in the 1/4 cup hot butter about 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque and coating is golden and crisp, turning once.
3. Transfer tomato mixture to a shallow serving dish; arrange shrimp in tomato mixture. Serve with French bread. Makes 4 servings.