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Old 04-02-2007, 05:03 PM   #1
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Shrimp recipes

I have a 1 pound bag of frozen shrimp that I need to use up. Any ideas on some recipies?

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Old 04-02-2007, 05:26 PM   #2
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Shrimp scampi
Shrimp pizza
Shrimp gumbo
Shrimp jambalaya
Grilled shrimp
Shrimp fra diavolo
Shrimp chowder
Shrimp cocktail

Just off the top of my head.


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Old 04-02-2007, 05:36 PM   #3
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Sauteed for a Shrimp Salad...
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Old 04-02-2007, 08:07 PM   #4
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This is my own invention, simple to prepare and delicious!!

Paella is another good one.

If they are tiny like popcorn shrimp, I would suggest making it into a salad, you can make a delicious one with cubed avocado, a little chopped scallion and a mixture of sour cream, mayonnaise and a dash of cardamom.
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Old 04-02-2007, 10:58 PM   #5
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bubba has a few ideas.

this is one of my favourite shrimp recipes, however, i serve it in a bowl with crusty bread for dipping in the garlic oil. over rice, as the recipe suggests, would be too oily for me..

Garlic Shrimp Recipe at Epicurious.com
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Old 04-02-2007, 11:59 PM   #6
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shrimp scampi pasta is a hit a my house and my mom's.
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Old 04-03-2007, 06:47 AM   #7
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I love risotto or pasta with shrimps - it is always great.

Take a look at this recipes - I always prepare them (mostly with frozen shrimps), we love them:
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Old 04-03-2007, 07:05 AM   #8
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my favorite way for a while now, is to toss shrimp with olive oil and lots of minced garlic, s & p on a baking sheet - bake in preheated 450 F. oven for 3 minutes; turn shrimp over and continue roasting until they are opaque and firm, 2-4 min. no longer!! perfect everytime.

Scrape all into a bowl and refrigerate till well chilled. Or if you use enough oil and garlic, toss hot from the oven with some pasta and top with some Parmesan.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:36 AM   #9
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Shrimp Diavolo

Ginger-Glazed Shrimp Kabobs

1 cup bottled bbq sauce
2/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
2 T. oil
4 t. grated fresh ginger
1 1/4 lb. fresh large shrimp with tails

Thread shrimp onto skewers. Marinate in glaze about 30 minutes and grill or broil 12 minutes turning once.
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Old 04-03-2007, 08:55 AM   #10
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I had some frozen shrimp that I cooked for shrimp cocktail the other night. I just brought some water and beer to a boil with a halved lemon and tossed in the shrimp,still frozen. When the liquid came to a rapid boil, I covered the pot and took it off the heat. After about 5-8 mins. the shrimp were perfectly done.

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