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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Pan Seared Lemon-Garlic Shrimp

Well it has not been easy getting back to work after 2 weeks off. I have not had much time or energy to make the type of meals I was when I was off. In fact Monday was soup (although homemade) and Tuesday and omelette, which somehow turned into scrambled eggs. I am sure after at least a week of rest I will be up and able to cook again. But these light meals have been good noting how much food and drink I consumed over the past two weeks.

One of the dishes I made over my holidays was lemon garlic shrimp. If you are looking for a quick, savoury and attractive looking appetizer I’d recommend trying out these out. The smell of the garlic and lemon sautéed makes your mouth water. And they literally take only a few minutes.

12 large shrimp, raw
3 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 lemon juice
1-2 T olive oil
1/4 cup parsley, fresh and chopped
salt and pepper

In a large skillet heat oil and garlic over medium high heat. Add lemon juice and parsley, Stir in shrimp until they turn pink. Season with salt and pepper while cooking.

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Happy cook said...

WOw i love this, i too make them, they are easy to make but super delicious

Helene said...

Thanks, I'm always looking for new shrimp recipes. I like your presentation.

Peter M said...

This here, my dear is a money $ the shrimp on a stick!

RecipeGirl said...

This is my favorite sort of appetizer. YUUUUM!!

Ruth Daniels said...

All I have to say is SLURP!!!

I love garlic shrimp. It's unbelievable how delicious such a quick dish can be.

Kevin said...

Nice looking shrimp!!

Apples and Butter said...

Shrimp is so delicious that it doesn't usually need a lot of fussing up and this recipe looks just perfect. Delicious!

Bellini Valli said...

It is hard to get back to work after a couple of weeks off. I could live the life of leisure always...couldn't you? This dish is perfect for any time of the year...give me garlic and shrimp:D

Christelle said...

humm, this is a definite winner!!:)

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