Smoky Paprika Shrimp #SundaySupper

Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.

Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.

Smoky Paprika Shrimp
Author: Marlene Baird
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Serves: 4
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, combine the shrimp with the paprika, crushed red pepper salt and pepper.
  2. Heat 1 tsp of the oil in a small saucepan. Add the minced garlic and saute for 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  3. Add the port or sherry and let it reduce slightly. Next add the broth and lemon juice.
  4. Add the tomato paste and 3 basil leaves
  5. In a separate pan, over medium-high heat at the remaining oil.
  6. Grill the shrimp one side for 2 minutes. Turn and grill for about 30 to 45 seconds.
  7. Ladle the broth into the bowls, top with shrimp.
  8. Garnish with remaining basil
Notes
3 PP per serving

When I was a little girl, my mother was very protective.

Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.

Yes, she was protective of her children, but what she was really protective of was her kitchen.  I kid you not.

Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.

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.

Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.

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.

Aromatic and full of deep flavors, this Smoky Paprika Shrimp is blissfully delicious.

After all and I know mom will love it too.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great Mother’s Day!

Marlene

Thank you Liz for hosting this special #Sundaysupper event.

 

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  18. I’lll bet your mom is quite beautiful and doesn’t look at all look her age. 🙂 It was refreshing to read about her. I am crazy about shrimp, and I am saving your recipe. It looks amazing!

  19. Your mother was obviously very talented in the kitchen. Despite the barriers to her territory, it looks like you have inherited her talents, Marlene. Your shrimp look fantabulous…P.s. Very cute indeed that your mom wants waiters to know she’s 86 =) My mom is 88 but does her best to avoid the subject of age =)

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  25. That’s so cute, she orders what you order. I know about not being allowed in the kitchen. I waited until I had my own house to cook and I wished there were kiddos to help clean up! These smoky paprika shrimp sounds so delicious. I’d probably eat a good amount before I made it to the rice!

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