SHRIMP IN SHADON BENI AND GARLIC BUTTER SAUCE

Complexity: Easy

Ingredients:

  • 12 – 14 large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 – 3 tbsp chopped shadon beni
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 2 oz butter
  • 4 – 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small tomato, diced
  • Extra 3 blades shadon beni, chopped
  • 1 lime, halved

Directions:

  1. Place the shrimp in a bowl. Add the shadon beni, paprika, salt and black pepper. Mix well and let marinate for at least half hour. Just before cooking squeeze the juice of ½ the lime over the shrimp.

  2. Melt the butter in a large sauté pan over medium high heat. Add the tomatoes and garlic. Stir for 1 minute.

  3. Add the shrimp in 1 layer in the pan. Cook for approximately 2 minutes. Turn onto the other side and cook for 1 – 2 minutes more or just until cooked.

  4. Add the extra chopped shadon beni and the juice from the remaining lime. Mix quickly and place in a serving dish. Serve immediately.