The real beauty of Shrimps Nutrition is its low carbohydrates and high protein values. What’s more – it is super simple to cook and it’s versatile. This particular recipe was enriched with butter, but you can always use extra virgin olive oil. In fewer than fifteen minutes this dish can be served as the perfect peppery mouthwatering appetizer or partner it with vegetables to broaden its low carbohydrates appeal and serve as a meal. Enjoy!Jump to Recipe
Buttery Peppered Shrimp
A quick, easy and delicious appetizer or add vegetables to make it a meal.
- 1 – 1/2 pounds extra large wild or organic shrimps cleaned and deveined with tails on
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon chipotle pepper flakes
- 5 sprigs Of fresh thyme
- 2 tablespoons butter
Rinse and dry the shrimps thoroughly. Season with the garlic, salt and black pepper.
In a large frying or sauté pan, heat the butter over medium flame.
Add the chipotle pepper flakes and thyme sprigs. Sauté for one to two minutes until fragrant.
Turn the heat to high. Add the shrimps and stir to coat with the pepper flakes. Cook the shrimps for 3 to 4 minutes until it is no longer pink – stirring 2 to 3 times.
Note: Do not overcook the shrimps as it will become tough.
Plate. Serve hot. Enjoy.
Extra Virgin Olive Oil can be substituted for butter. You can also use any choice of red pepper flakes.