Easy Fiery lemon Shrimp is a delicious recipe that has a perfect bold, buttery, spicy flavor, with a just a hint of lemon flavor; that makes it perfect menu item for over white rice, quinoa, pasta, or even a nice fresh, crusty, french baguette.
3tablespoons unsalted butter
2tablespoonsauthentic olive oil
6clovesgarlic, thinly sliced
8ouncesSpanish-style tomato sauce
1pinchhot pepper flakesor to own taste
1pinchcayenne pepperor to own taste
kosher saltto own taste
black pepperto own taste
2poundslarge shrimp peeled, tails on
2lemons thinly sliced
chopped fresh parsley
Place a large deep metal skillet on medium heat, add 3 tablespoons of unsalted butter, 2 tablespoons of authentic olive oil and melt butter completely before adding 6 cloves of thinly sliced garlic. Cook for about 2 minutes.
Add 8-ounces of Spanish-style tomato sauce, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce, a splash of hot sauce, 1 teaspoon of dried thyme, 1/2 of a teaspoon of oregano, to large metal skillet, 1/4 of a teaspoon of smoky paprika, a pinch of hot pepper flakes, kosher salt, and cracked black pepper,reduce heat to low, cook stirring occasionally, for 18-20 minutes.
Add 2 pounds of cleaned, shells removed, tail-on large shrimp to metal skillet, gently toss in the sauce. Cook shrimp for about 5 minutes or till shrimp are no longer translucent looking in color.
Remove from heat. Garnish with lemon slices, and chopped parsley. Let sit for about 5 minutes before serving with your choice of white rice, quinoa, pasta or a nice fresh, crusty, french baguette.
Recipe by Heidy L. McCallum owner of The McCallum's Shamrock Patch Blog