Learn to cook shrimp
If you’re a fan of seafood, particularly shrimp, you should know different ways of cooking for different occasions. Some recipes are quite suitable for the festive table, find other beer in the company of friends.
Here’s a few simple, delicious and original dishes of shrimp.
1. Shrimp fried
Let’s start with the basics – fried shrimp. You’ve probably seen or tried them in restaurants they’re usually served on a small pan. It’s great as a dish for dinner with a friend, and as a snack under foam for get-togethers with the guys. The main advantages of this recipe is simplicity and speed.
- a pound of shrimp (size does not matter, but it is better to choose a not very small);
- olive oil (we know what you’re thinking – Yes, you can use oil or butter);
- a couple of garlic cloves;
- lemon (in any case, take two);
- pepper, spices, Bay leaf, dill to your taste.
For starters, washed with water frozen shrimp at the time recommended waiting until the water drips off. At this time, heat the pan and add the butter. Put the shrimp in the pan. Add salt, pepper, herbs, Bay leaf and garlic to taste. Due to the fact that shrimp are frozen, they will cook «in their own juice.» Suggest to add one or two teaspoons of lemon juice. Obarisi shrimp 10-15 minutes on medium heat. If the whole is boiled off the liquid – that’s great, if not – also great! Drain it and serve on the table! Take note: the fried shrimp are perfectly combined with white wine.
2. Shrimp with lime sauce
Another interesting recipe shrimp dip, but you’ll have to fork out for king prawns, but trust me, it’s worth it.
- king prawns (based on 5-7 pieces per serving);
- one lemon;
- one lime;
- coriander (find it in the spice aisle at the supermarket);
- black pepper;
- one red chili pepper.
For starters, make lime mayonnaise sauce. To do this, mix the mayonnaise (120-130 grams of 15 shrimp) with lime juice and salt. A number of mayonnaise, a half teaspoon of salt. Boil and clean shrimp, lay out, sprinkle coriander and lemon juice fields. Mix shrimp with finely chopped chili pepper. Congratulations prawns are ready! Do not forget and serve with lime sauce!
3. Shrimp on skewers
This method of cooking shrimp won’t take more than 15 minutes. Of course, if to take care about the ingredients and skewers.
- the cherry tomatoes;
- a clove of garlic;
- a little bit of ginger;
- ground black pepper;
- olive oil (okay, sunflower).
First, boil the shrimps in salted water with black pepper for 3-4 minutes. And while they are cooking, in a pan heat the oil and fry the garlic with ginger. Put shrimp and cherry tomatoes on skewers. If you have a grill, fry the shrimp, sbryzgivaja their oil with garlic and ginger, if not, I can contrive, and fry them in the pan.
4. Shrimp in wine sauce
Shrimp in wine sauce – gourmet modification of the first recipe for fried shrimp.
- pound prawns;
- one onion;
- the crushed leaves of oregano (don’t be scared, they have with 90% of supermarkets in the spice aisle);
- a glass of dry white wine;
- three tablespoons of butter;
- one lemon;
- a quarter teaspoon of red pepper flakes.
So, let’s begin. Melt the butter in a frying pan and fry the onion. Shrimp can be boiled a few minutes in advance, and you can simply wash with water, put on the pan, as in the first recipe. Squeeze lemon juice, pour the wine and add oregano. After a couple of minutes can increase the fire to let the wine evaporate faster, and when it is evaporated by a third, the shrimp are ready.
5. Caesar salad with shrimp
Yes, the same Caesar, which is firmly occupied by the menu of every café and restaurant. But cooked with his own hands in fact tastier.
- the cherry tomatoes;
- quail eggs (chicken);
- cheese (preferably Parmesan);
- salad dressing (olive or sunflower oil with lemon juice and a pinch of salt and black pepper), or just «Caesar» sauce, or, at worst, mayonnaise;
- shrimp (bigger is better);
- walnuts (to taste);
- a glass of toasts from white bread.
You can start with eggs. They must cook and clean. While cooked eggs, cheese sodium. Shrimp can be fried or just cooked. Translations of grated cheese, shrimp, walnuts, breadcrumbs in a bowl, add the dressing (you can use any of the listed) and mix. The resulting salad decorate with halved cherry tomatoes and eggs on top you can add some more grated cheese. Caesar is ready!
Bon appétit, dude!