Recipe

Garlic Shrimp

Seafood is my passion.  I love it, LOVE IT.  I need to cook it more often, but it does intimidate me at times.  This recipe is simple and delicious.  Not low calorie, but 2 out of 3 ain’t bad.

Garlic Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 8 fresh Texas toast thick bread, slices
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs peeled large raw shrimp (2 0/25 count)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 4 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 tablespoons jarred minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots or 2 tablespoons sweet onions
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley Garnish
  • lemon zest
Garlic Shrimp
Garlic Shrimp

directions

  • Preheat grill to 300° to 350° (medium) heat. Drizzle 1 side of bread slices with 3 tablespoons olive oil. Grill bread slices 1 to 2 minutes or until toasted. Cut bread slices into triangles. Place on a serving platter.

  • Devein shrimp, if desired. Season shrimp with salt and pepper. Melt butter with remaining 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp, thyme, and next 2 ingredients, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Add lemon juice and parsley. Serve immediately over grilled bread. Garnish, if desired.

Source: Southern Living

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