Amaretto Shrimp

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/3 cup amaretto
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on


  1. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat.
  2. Add amaretto, almonds, sugar, cinnamon and cayenne pepper and stir until the sugar dissolves.
  3. Add shrimp and cook for 3 to 5 minutes, just until pink.
  4. Serve immediately over hot rice.

Yield: 4 to 5 servings

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