A quiche is a French tart or pie that is straight sided and open faced. A quiche is a mixture of cream and bacon, cheese and milk, tomatoes and onions, prawns, crabs or anything else combined with eggs, poured into a pastry shell and baked in an oven until it puffs and browns.
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Take the dough that you've got in Step 1 out of the fridge. Shape it into a shell.
Bake Pastry Shell
Preheat oven to 375 °F / 180 °C. Roll out pastry, place it on a baking sheet and put it in the oven for 5-7 minutes.
Cook Shallots and Shrimp
Cook shallots in the butter for 1-2 minutes over the moderate heat until they have become tender. Also, add shrimp and stir gently for another 2 minutes. Put out the ready shrimp and shallots on a plate.
Prepare Cream Mixture
Beat the eggs in a mixing bowl, add cream, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Mix everything together.
Meanwhile, pour the cream mixture along with shrimp into the pastry shell.
Preheat the oven to 375 °F / 180 °C. Place the Quiche aux Fruits de Mer into the preheated oven and bake it for 15 minutes. The quiche will become puffed and browned. Then reduce the temperature to 300 °F / 150 °C for another 10-15 minutes.
When you see that the top has browned, Quiche aux Fruits de Mer or Shrimp Quiche is ready. Bon appétit!
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