How To Make Escargots a la Bourguignonne At Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

Have you ever thought about snails as a yummy meal? If no, then I will be sharing this amazing recipe with you which is made with snails known as Escargots a la Bourguignonne and you will love it!

Escargots is a French term used for snails. This is an amazing French recipe which is then liked by German people also. I have learnt this recipe after surfing alot; then I watched this video on YouTube in which a German chef taught this whole recipe quickly. These snails are also known as burgundy snails or Roman snails.

You need a very good quality of snails to make Escargots a la Bourguignonne. Whisk them with butter, parsley, brandy, garlic and shallots in a bowl. Then you need to cover it and refrigerate it. Cover the pan with sea salt and put the butter mixture in each snail shell and bake it.

This was just an overview of the whole recipe. The detailed steps of this recipe of this are mentioned below along with the proper timings and the nutrients But first, let’s watch the detailed list of ingredients.

Ingredients For Escargots a la Bourguignonne

  • 15lb Unsalted Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1/2 cup Minced Parsley
  • 1tsp French Brandy
  • Bread
  • A Pinch Of Rock Salt

You will get all the ingredients from the nearest supermarket. Now let’s see the time that we need to invest in making this recipe

How Much Time It Will Take To Prepare Escargots a la Bourguignonne?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
35 minutes10 minutes45 minutes

This will take only 45 minutes to cook the snail shells properly. So let’s move to the steps to make this amazing recipe at home.

Steps to Make Escargots a la Bourguignonne

Escargots a la Bourguignonne recipe
  1. Whisk butter, Parsley, brandy, garlic, shallots in a bowl with a fork.
  2. Now season it with pepper, salt and nutmeg.
  3. Cover it properly with plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight.
  4. Set the oven at 400 degrees and add 1/2 tsp butter mixture into each snail shell.
  5. Now cover the pan with rock salt and arrange the shells butter side up on a bed of salt and bake it until butter sizzles for 8 to 10 minutes.
  6. Serve them on a platter with country bread.

Your yummy Escargots a la Bourguignonne is ready now. Serve this recipe with any kind of sauce and you are going to love it.

Nutritional Breakdown of Escargots a la Bourguignonne

For all the health conscious people, I’m sharing the nutritional values of all the nutrients available in this delicacy.


How To Make Escargots a la Bourguignonne At Home | Video

Here I have added this video in which I have explained the whole recipe. If you have any problem with the recipe given above, do check this video and solve your query.

Video by Mind of a Chef

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