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Shrimp on a Bed of Leeks Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Anne and Bill West
Added: Thursday, September 11, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/4 c fresh lemon juice
1tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. butter
1/2 c. chopped parsley
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 pepper
1 T chopped fresh rosemary
3 leeks(white part and 1/2 inch green part) cut in half
lengthwise and then sliced thin. *
5 ripe plum tomatoes cut in 1 inch pieces
1 lb. large shrimp,peeled and deveined

Directions:
Directions:
Saute leeks, parsley, rosemary and sugar in oil, butter and lemon juice on low-medium heat until soft.
Add tomatoes and cook covered until just soft.
Add shrimp, cover and cook until shrimp is just cooked through. Don't over cook.

Serve with flavored couscous.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
* To clean leeks which can contain a lot of grit, put sliced leeks in a large bowl of cold water, swish vigorously with your hands, and remove with slotted spoon. All the grit will remain at the bottom of the bowl.






 

 

 

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