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Shrimp with Lemon Garlic Sauce
Shrimp with Lemon Garlic Sauce
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Recipe type: Entree
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 2 as an entree
  • 1 lb frozen large or jumbo shrimp deveined, shell-on
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • ¾ tsp red chili flakes
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • kosher salt
  • 1 lemon
  • crusty bread for serving
  1. Defrost the shrimp by placing shrimp in a colander and running cold water continuously over them for 5 minutes, tossing once or twice. Peel the shell off by hand, leaving the tail on the shrimp. Discard the shells.
  2. In a cast iron skillet or other ten inch skillet over medium heat, add the olive oil. Once hot, add the garlic and chili flakes. Cook for 1 minute, stirring. Add the butter and let it melt. Once melted, add the shrimp and sprinkle them with about a teaspoon of kosher salt. Cook the shrimp about 2-3 minutes, turning and stirring until the shrimp are bright pink and no gray parts remain. Remove from heat immediately.
  3. Squeeze in the juice of half a lemon and stir. Serve with crusty bread for mopping up the sauce.
Recipe by Tastemaker Blog at https://tastemakerblog.com/2020/07/07/shrimp-with-lemon-garlic-sauce/