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Hot Peppered Shrimp



  • 1 pound large shrimp in shells
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter
  • 4 to 6 teaspoons freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 lemon


  1. Rinse shrimp and place in a flat pan in their shells. (Do not peel them - leave them in the shell.)
  2. Pour melted butter over shrimp.
  3. Shake pepper evenly over shrimp.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 15 minutes. After 5 to 7 minutes, turn shrimp over.
  5. When removing shrimp from oven, squeeze lemon over shrimp.
  6. Spread newspapers on the table to catch the drips, and serve.

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