Spicy Garlic and Ginger Shrimp


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Spicy Garlic and Ginger Shrimp

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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Main Course
Servings: 4


  • 1 lb Raw jumbo shrimp, peeled and deveined with tail on
  • 1/2 C Butter
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 2 Thumb-sized pieces of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 4 Cloves of garlic, peeled and finely sliced
  • 3 Fresh red chilies, deseeded & finely sliced
  • 2 Lemons to taste
  • 1 Good handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley, rough chopped
  • Sea salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • Long slices of ciabatta bread, toasted


  • Into a large, hot frying pan, add 4 tablespoons of olive oil, ginger, garlic, chili and shrimp. Fry for approximately 3 minutes then turn the heat down, squeeze in the juice of 2 lemons, and add butter. Add the parsley and a couple glugs of olive oil. Toss over and remove from heat. You should have a nice, juicy sauce at this point.
  • Season to taste with sea salt and pepper. Serve with slices of toasted ciabatta bread or angelhair pasta.
  • This dish can be served at room temperature.
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