Yucatan Shrimp

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Yucatan Shrimp

Sometimes… you get home late and tired šŸ„±… and the last thing you want to do is spend an hour cooking dinner.Ā  Whenever we feel like that (and we don’t succumb to ordering takeout šŸ˜…) we make shrimp!Ā  It’s easy, quick, and tasty!Ā  Here’s the Yucatan shrimp šŸ¦ recipe inspired by NYT Cooking.

Yucatan Shrimp
Yucatan Shrimp

Yucatan Shrimp

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Serves: 4 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
( 1 voted )

Ingredients

4 Tbsp of unsalted butter
4 Large cloves of garlic, minced
JuiceĀ of 2 large limes
1 tbspĀ of sambal
Salt
Ground black pepper to taste
1 Pound large, fresh, shell-on shrimp (you can use de-shelled too)
1 Tsp jalapeno, seeded and choppedĀ 
2 Tbsp chopped cilantro

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan set over low heat, melt 1 tbsp of butter.Ā  Add the garlic, cook, stirring for 2 minutes.
  2. Add the remaining 3 tbsp of butter to the saucepan.Ā  When it melts, stir in the lime juice, chili sauce, salt, and pepper.Ā  Turn off the heat.
  3. Ā Pour the sauce into a large pan and cook the shrimp in the sauce until it's pink.
  4. Ā Remove the shrimp, reduce the sauce to a glaze, and add the shrimp back into the pan to coat (for about a minute).Ā  Serve!

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