Parmesan Shrimp with Basil Butter

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
2-4
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Saute

Ingredients

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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

How to Make Parmesan Shrimp with Basil Butter

Step-by-Step

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

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About Parmesan Shrimp with Basil Butter

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




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