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Southern Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Rasys
Added: Saturday, September 20, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 pounds peeled and deveined jumbo shrimp
1 teaspoon garlic
2 sticks (8 oz.) butter
2 tomatoes, chopped
8 green onions/scallions, chopped
cup light cream
Cayenne pepper
Cooked grits, for serving

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl, combine the peeled shrimp and garlic salt.

In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the shrimp and cook, strirring occasionally, until cooked through, about 5 minutes or until pink. Transfer the shrimp with slotted spoon to a plate. Reserve the skillet and sauce.

Add the tomatoes, scallions and cream to the skillet and simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.

Add shrimp to skillet and cook over medium heat, stirring, until heated through.

Option:
Add some cayenne pepper to taste and serve over grits.
Or
Serve over grits and sprinkle with cayenne pepper. This makes nice presentation and your guests can sprinkle as much or as little as they wish.

 

 

 

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