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Garlic and Rosemary Shrimp

This is one of the recipes that I offer when I cater an event. You can serve it as an appetizer or over pasta. It's delicious!


  • 1 pound medium/large fresh shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large garlic bulb
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper


  1. Peel shrimp leaving on the tails, devein, wash and dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Melt butter with olive oil in a skillet over medium/high heat.
  3. Separate and peel garlic bulb and add cloves to butter/oil mixture. Sauté for 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in wine or broth if using, vinegar, lemon juice, bay leaves, salt, rosemary, crushed red pepper and oregano. Cook stirring constantly for 1 minute or until thoroughly heated.
  5. Add shrimp and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or just until shrimps turn pink. (Remove bay leaves before serving.)

Posted by BettyBoop50 at Recipe Goldmine 6/8/01 11:43:30 am.

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