Monday, August 14, 2006

Shrimp Scampi

I love shrimps. I think they are one of the most yummy of all sea foods. This is one of the easier recipe and is great for a romantic sea-food meal with (or for) your better (or worse??) half. I made it yesterday but don't get any I am surprised that someone got this recipe right through the hints and that someone is Tarini. Let's get to the recipe straightaway...

Shrimp Scampi

Dedication: This recipe is dedicated to all the seafood lovers.

Serving: 3

  1. 450 gms shrimps
  2. 2 tsb oil
  3. 2 garlic cloves. minced
  4. 2/3 cups clam juice or chicken broth
  5. 2 tsb lemon juice
  6. 1/2 tsb salt
  7. 1/8 tsb crushed red pepper flakes
  8. 1 tsb cornstarch blended with 1 tsb water
  9. 1/4 cup chopped parsley


  1. Heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add garlic and heat untill tender for 2 minutwes
  3. Add shrimp and cook untill almost cook, about 3 minutes
  4. Add clam juice, lemon juice, salt, red pepper flakes and bring to boil
  5. Cook it for 1 more minute
  6. Transfer shrimps to serving plates
  7. Bring liquid to boil, stir in cornstarch mixture and cook stirring untill sauce is thickened about 1 minute

8. Stir in parsley and sauce over shrimps

9. Serve with rice.

Hint for next recipe: I told him to come in and have potatoes for dinner.

Gossip of the week: What do you make of the recent 'hair'-raising cricket controversy involving Pakistan?


At 9:08 PM, Blogger Kartik Menon said...

hey the dish does not seem to be too spicy..being a mallu i prefer my meals to be really hot...

At 9:17 PM, Blogger Reema said...

did u cook to serve 3?? or 2?!? :p im getting lots of ideas!! :D

sounds nice waise, dun promise ill try it out.. but i might! :)

At 9:47 PM, Anonymous Mehak said...

can't try this one...ahaan next recipe has potatoes your fav....

ohh yaha bhi cricket :(

At 10:25 PM, Blogger Kartik Menon said...

and the pic was taken at 3 in the afternoon..just using a polarising filter for the intense blues

At 6:47 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

looks relaly delicious. those are really small shrimp though.

dont know why, but is it vindaloo?

At 7:33 AM, Blogger Sweety Maruth said...

hey ricks did u cook on ur own hot stove ??? hehehe :P

nice image n one of de gorgeous piece..;-) will try but not sure :(

At 9:48 AM, Blogger Kartik Menon said...

can i link to you on my blog..i am new so dont know the etiquette for this...i really like ur recipes

At 5:12 AM, Blogger anks said...

oh.... i don't like shrimps!!!!

At 12:38 AM, Blogger ketki said...

nice one
i'll try out!

At 4:04 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

hi ricky, waiting for yr next recipe.
have u stopped cooking? :)

At 4:02 AM, Blogger anks said...

new one wanted...

At 12:08 PM, Blogger White Forest said...

"What do you make of the recent 'hair'-raising cricket controversy involving Pakistan?"

ohh no ..not again !! :P

At 2:31 AM, Blogger Sumitha said...

Hey Ricky where are you???Come back soon to blogosphere..


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