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Basil Shrimp
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Meal Type: Dinner
Total Time:
     Serving Size: 4 - Change
Nutritional Facts
Servings Per Recipe: 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 0
% Daily Value**
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Unsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 0mg
Total Carbohydrate 0g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugars 0g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A  0%Vitamin C  0%
Calcium  0%Iron  0%
Potassium  0%Vitamin E  0%
** Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
*Nutritional Data from USDA SR21 Database. Nutritional information is estimated and may vary.

Basil Shrimp

Recipe Tags: Shrimp Recipes

Date Added: November 17, 2022


1 Pound Shrimp 1 Pound Shrimp (up to)
1 1/2 Cups Olive Oil 1 1/2 Cups Olive oil or lard
3 Tablespoons Lemon Juice 3 Tablespoons Lemon juice depending on the
2 Tablespoons Pernod 2 Tablespoons Pernod liqueur or Anisette
1/3 Cup Fresh Basil 1/3 Cup Fresh basil (optional)
1 Unit Salt 1 Unit Salt (I used reduced sodium)
1 Unit White Pepper 1 Unit Freshly ground white pepper to taste
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1. Shell, devein and butterfly shrimp.

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Mix basil, Pernod, lemon juice and then add to shrimp.

3. Fry shrimp approximately 2 minutes or until just pink.

4. Remove to a large bowl. Pour oil and herbs from skillet over shrimp.

5. Chill. Serve at room temperature on a bed of lettuce with a wedge of lemon and a sprig of fresh basil.

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Dietary Notes:
This recipe is low-sodium with 0mg per serving, low-fat with 0g per serving, low-saturated fat with 0g per serving, low-cholesterol with 0mg per serving and low-calorie with 0 per serving

Food Allergy Information:
This recipe contains potential food allergens and will effect people with Lemon, Shellfish, Sulfites, Shrimp, Alcohol, Fructose Malabsorption, Olive Oil allergies.
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