June 23, 2009

Baked Spicy Shrimp

Baked Spicy Shrimp

Makes: 4 servings

Created by The MDM Team, Wednesday, January 23, 2008
Ready yourself for a seafood dish that's shrimply irresistible. While preparation is important, following the proper cook time is integral, as to make sure they're done well not well done.

1 1/2 lb. medium fresh shrimp in shells
1/2 cup of butter
1/4 cup of vegetable oil
8 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 to 3 dried chiles, coarsely crumbled
1 tbsp. fresh limejuice
1/4 tsp. salt
Scallion tops, slivered, for garnish

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails attached; rinse and drain well. Heat butter and oil in small skillet over medium heat until butter is melted and foamy. Add garlic, chiles, limejuice and salt. Cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat. Arrange shrimp in an even layer in a shallow 2-quart baking dish. Pour hot butter mixture over shrimp. Bake shrimp 10 to 12 minutes until shrimp turn pink and opaque, stirring once. Garnish with slivered scallion tops.
Additional Tips
Ready in 25 min

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