Recipe For Cooking Baked Shrimp With Chile-Garlic Butter

Baked Toaster Oven Dishes :: Baked Fish and Seafood

Baked Shrimp with Chile-Garlic Butter

1 1/2 lb. med. fresh shrimp in shells
1/2 C. butter
1/4 C. canola oil
8 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 to 3 dried de arbol chiles, coarsely crumbled
1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1/4 tea. salt
Scallion tops, slivered (for garnish)

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails attached; rinse and drain well.

Heat butter and oil in sm. skillet over med. heat until butter is melted and foamy. Add garlic, chiles, lime juice and salt. Cook and stir 1 min. Remove from heat.

Arrange shrimp in an even layer in a shallow 2-qt. baking dish. Pour hot butter mixture over shrimp. Bake shrimp 10 to 12 min. until shrimp turn pink and opaque, stirring once. DO NOT OVERCOOK or shrimp will be dry and tough.

Garnish with slivered scallion tops.

Makes approximately 4 servings.