|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 6 to 8|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 30g||39%|
|Saturated Fat 6g||30%|
|Total Carbohydrate 12g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||9%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
Delicious Gulf shrimp is perfectly and simply seasoned with lemon, garlic, green onions, and a little white wine. The shrimp are then stir-fried and served with buttery browned slivered almonds. These elegant shrimp make a meal that looks like you labored over the stove―but you can have it on the table in 20 minutes flat.
Serve this shrimp along with some hot cooked rice for a tasty and satisfying everyday meal. It's actually elegant enough for a special dinner.
- 2/3 cup olive oil
- 1/2 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon pepper
- 2 pounds fresh shrimp (peeled, deveined)
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 clove garlic (sliced)
- 1/2 to 1 cup blanched slivered almonds
- Dash Tabasco sauce (or to taste)
- 1/2 cup dry vermouth (or dry white wine, or use chicken broth plus 1 tablespoon of lemon juice)
- 1 tablespoon finely chopped green onion tops
In a glass bowl or other nonreactive dish, combine olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Add shrimp and marinate for 1 hour. Melt butter in large skillet; add the sliced garlic and shrimp. Reserve marinade and set aside.
Stir-fry the shrimp over medium heat until pink. Discard garlic; remove shrimp to a warm platter and keep warm.
Sauté slivered almonds in butter until lightly browned; add the reserved marinade, hot pepper sauce, and vermouth or dry white wine. Bring to a boil, stirring. Pour sauce over shrimp. Sprinkle with finely chopped green onions before serving. Serve with hot cooked rice or pilaf.