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Crevettes Basilic (Basil Shrimp) More Recipes Like This

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Ingredients: Metric Units
1/3 c. olive oil
2 lg. cloves garlic, minced
3/4 c. packed fresh basil, finely chopped
3 Tbsp. dry vermouth
4 Tbsp. lemon juice
1 lb. large shrimp, shelled, deveined (tails on)
salt & pepper to taste

Garnish with:
fresh cherry tomatoes, whole basil leaves, lemon slices
Directions:
Heat oil over medium heat.

Add garlic, chopped basil, vermouth, lemon juice.

Butterfly the shrimp along the inner curve. Add to pan, sauté, stirring for 2-4 min., until pink.

Salt and pepper to taste. Transfer to a bowl, chill an hour to let flavors blend. Before serving, return to room temperature. Garnish with cherry tomatoes, whole basil leaves, lemon slices.

4 servings.

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Contributed on: and modified on Friday April 7th, 2006