Parmesan Shrimp with Basil Butter

Cheryl DeQuattro

By
@CherDe

This recipe is so easy, but so elegant. Your dinner guests will think you slaved for hours to prepare it. Can be served as a first course or as a main course accompanied by your favorite side dishes.


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Serves:

2-4

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Saute

Ingredients

1 stick
room temperature unsalted butter
4 Tbsp
fresh basil, chopped
2 lb
raw large or jumbo shrimp peeled and deveined
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/4 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
3 Tbsp
olive oil
1/2 c
freshly grated parmesan cheese

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine the basil and salt to the softened butter mixing to combine.
2
Place butter mixture on a piece of plastic wrap and shape into a log.
3
Wrap tightly and place in refrigerator to harden.
4
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place shrimp in a baking dish and season with salt, pepper and olive oil, tossing to coat completely.
5
Cook for 10-15 minutes depending on the size of your shrimp or until they are perfectly pink in color.
6
Remove from oven and slice the basil butter over the top, and sprinkle the Parmesan over all.
7
Top with more fresh basil.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Main Ingredient: Seafood
Regional Style: Italian