Shrimp in Pernod

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Entrees: Shrimp in Pernod
Serves: 4

1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled and de-veined
3 tbs butter
2 tbs finely chopped shallots
2 tbs Pernod (anise-flavored liqueur)
3/4 cup heavy cream
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

Heat the butter in a skillet and add the shrimp and shallots. Cook 3-4 minutes shaking and stirring and tossing the shrimp until pink all over. Add the Pernod and stir. Using a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp to a warm platter. Add the cream to the skillet and cook over high heat about 1 minute. Add salt and pepper, return the shrimp to the skillet and cook until heated through.