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Shrimp Paesano

KayKay Ercius
  (5)

This is the best shrimp dish I’ve ever made. It’s from an old restaurant in San Antonio, Texas.

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. shrimp
  • 1 cup half and half or milk
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup salad oil
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • Sauce:
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 T. lemon juice
  • 1 T. chopped parsley
  • 1 T. chopped chives
  • 1 stick butter
  • 2 cloves garlic
Shrimp Paesano photo

directions

  • 1

    1. Clean and devein shrimp and soak in half and half for 10 minutes.

  • 2

    2. Drain and dredge in flour to coat.

  • 3

    3. Saute in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes. Do not turn shrimp.

  • 4

    4. Remove shrimp and place on baking pan.

  • 5

    5. Broil 4-5 inches from heat for 5 minutes.

  • 6

    Sauce:

  • 7

    1. Beat egg yolk with wire whisk in a small saucepan.

  • 8

    2. Add 1 1/2 T. lemon juice and 1/2 stick butter. Stir constantly until butter is melted.

  • 9

    3. Add remaining butter (1/2 stick), 1 T. Parsley, 1 T. chives and 2 cloves minced garlic.

  • 10

    4. Stir until butter is melted.

  • 11

    Pour over cooked shrimp and serve immediately.

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  • Robin

    by , November 29, 2012

    Absolute BEST dish I have ever had

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