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KEY WEST SEAFOOD RECIPES: KEY WEST, FLORIDA

 

BARBECUED SHRIMP

2 servings

    12 Shrimp 16/20 size, peeled and deveined
    Herb Seasoning* (recipe below)
    2 TB Olive Oil
    2 tsp Garlic, minced
    2 TB Shallots, chopped
    2 tsp Worcestershire Sauce
    2 TB Lime Juice, freshly squeezed
    3 TB Butter, Unsalted

First, read these instructions carefully before you start, as you must work quickly. The whole process from when you place the shrimp in the pan until you remove them should only take about 3 - 5 minutes. It is best to have everything measured out before starting.
BE CAREFUL OF SPLATTERING, ESPECIALLY WHEN ADDING LIQUIDS.

To begin, make the Herb Seasoning Mix: See Recipe Below

Next, peel and devein shrimp

Dust shrimp with the herb seasoning - lightly or heavy if you like it spicy.

Place olive oil in a sauté pan and turn heat on HIGH - When pan is very hot, place the shrimp in pan quickly but carefully.

Quickly add the Garlic and Shallots, holding pan handle, toss ingredients together

Carefully add Worcestershire and Lime Juice - Toss ingredients together -
Shrimp should be almost done within about 2 - 3 minutes.

Turn off heat and add Butter - Toss in pan until butter is incorporated into a sauce.

Serve over hot rice.

*HERB SEASONING RECIPE

    2 TB Thyme
    4 TB Basil
    1¼ TB Black Pepper
    1 tsp Cayenne Pepper
    3 TB Paprika

Combine all and mix well.

 

 

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