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August 4, 2007

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Shrimp are a quick, simple and delicious addition to a healthy meal! They are perfect along with a few steamed or baked veggies. They are even good the next day right out of the fridge! What's not to like?

What You'll Need:
Shrimp
Extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt
Freshly cracked black pepper

Preheat oven to 375 F.

Rinse and dry shrimp. Drizzle with a little extra virgin olive oil. (2 pounds to 1 tablespoon ratio.) Sprinkle with sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper. Bake for 3-5 minutes just until shrimp turn pink. (Note: Don't overcook or the shrimp will become rubbery. Keep an eye on them and as soon as they turn pink bring them out!)

How is that for fast, easy and delicious?

Salt and Pepper Shrimp

Notes: Jumbo shrimp work the best. Don't want to heat up the oven? You could easily do this in a steamer as well. Just steam for 4-5 minutes until pink. You could also put them on a skewer and do them outside on the grill. The guy at the fish counter said you should figure one pound of shrimp per persons served so I bought a pound for Alexis and I, but it could have easily fed 3 or 4 grown people along with the steamed veggies.

Posted by Dianne at August 4, 2007 9:03 AM

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Comments

Dianne, João would freak out if he saw this! :)

Posted by: Patricia Scarpin at August 6, 2007 10:25 AM

Is he a shrimp fan?

Posted by: Dianne at August 6, 2007 10:30 AM

He loves it, Dianne! Especially the big ones, like these. :)

Posted by: Patricia Scarpin at August 7, 2007 9:35 AM

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