Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.
- 24 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 1 1/2 Tablespoon smoked paprika
- 1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 2 teaspoons olive oil, divided
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
- 1/4 cup dry sherry
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 3/4 cup vegetable broth
- 4 to 5 basil leaves, 1 thinly sliced
- coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
- In a large bowl, combine the shrimp with the paprika, crushed red pepper salt and pepper.
- Heat 1 tsp of the oil in a small saucepan. Add the minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds, until fragrant.
- Add the port or sherry and let it reduce slightly. Next add the broth and lemon juice.
- Add the tomato paste and 3 basil leaves
- In a separate pan, over medium-high heat at the remaining oil.
- Grill the shrimp one side for 2 minutes. Turn and grill for about 30 to 45 seconds.
- Ladle the broth into the bowls, top with shrimp.
- Garnish with remaining basil
When I was a little girl, my mother was very protective.
Yes, she was protective of her children, but what she was really protective of was her kitchen. I kid you not.
Mom did not allow us to help her cook. We had the fun task of cleaning up. I did not let that stop me though. I think the fact that she would let me cook, made me want to learn even more. Mom is an excellent cook, uses no recipes or measuring utensils and lets her taste buds guide her.
She is quite adorable and when we go out to eat at a restaurant, she always orders whatever I order. She always makes sure the waiter knows how old she is. Fishing for the “Oh my, you don’t look like you are 86.
In honor of my mom, I decided that I would cook what I wanted. Because she always wants the same thing I want.
After all and I know mom will love it too.
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