Garlic Shrimp

Make sure you have plenty of bread near this dish ... it's great for sopping up the delicious juices!
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 4 large cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 lb. medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • Chopped fresh flat-leaf (Italian) parsley for garnish

In a sauté pan over medium heat, warm the olive oil. Add the garlic and red pepper flakes and sauté for 1 minute.

Raise the heat to high and add the shrimp, lemon juice, sherry and paprika. Stir well, then sauté, stirring briskly, until the shrimp turn pink and curl slightly, about 3 minutes.

Season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper and sprinkle with parsley. Serve hot.

  • Yields: 8 appetizer servings
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
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