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Spicy Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marcia Gevelinger Bastian
Added: Friday, May 4, 2007

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1-1/2 lbs. very large shrimp, wooden skewers soaked in water, 1 tsp. chili powder, 1 T. plain vinegar, 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper (use sparingly), 1/4 tsp. salt, 2 garlic cloves minced, 1 tsp. dried basil, 1 tsp. dried mint, 6 T. oil.

Rouille Sauce: 6 cloves garlic, 1/2 tsp. salt, 1 tsp. dried basil, 1/2 -3/4 c. roasted red peppers, 1/3 c. fresh bread crumbs, 1 egg yolk, 1 c. olive oil, dash Tabasco, pepper.

Directions:
Directions:
Combine ingredients in marinade in a shallow dish. Add shelled and deveined raw shrimp. Marinate several hours or overnight. Place 1 shrimp on each skewer. Set on baking sheet and brush on additional marinade. Bake at 375 for 10 minutes or until they turn orange. Remove from oven and cool. Serve cold or at room temperature. Serve with Rouille sauce if desired.

Rouille Sauce preparation: Whirl garlic, salt, basil, peppers, crumbs and egg in blender. Slowly add oil. Adjust seasonings. Refrigerate till serving. Sauce will keep several weeks.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was another appetizer prepared for several neighborhood parties.

 

 

 

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