HERE’S A QUICK WAY TO SAUTÉ FRESH SHRIMP THAT IS PERFECTLY FLAVORED WITH GARLIC!  SERVED OVER THE RICE AND VERMICELLI MAKES A LIGHT AND DELICIOUS MEAL.

Prep Time: 20 minutes  Cook Time: 930 minutes  Serves: 4

INGREDIENTS

  • Shrimp in Garlic Sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled and de-veined
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • juice of one lemon
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted
  • 2 tbsp. dried breadcrumbs
  • Rice and Vermicelli Pilaf
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 4 tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 cups of vermicelli (or chopped angel hair pasta)
  • 2 cups basmati rice
  • 4 cups boiling water
  • salt, to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil.

2. Add the shrimp and cook until slightly pink, about 1 minute.

3. Add the garlic and cook one more minute.

4. Add all but 1 tbsp. of the parsley, the paprika, salt, pepper, chicken stock, and lemon juice. Bring to a boil.

5. Add butter and breadcrumbs and boil 2 minutes. Turn off heat and serve, garnishing with remaining parsley.

6. RICE AND VERMICELLI INSTRUCTIONS:

7. Combine the oil and the butter in a medium sauce pan and heat over high heat.

8. Add the vermicelli and stir until golden. Add the rice and stir for about 2 minutes.

9. Pour in the boiling water and 1 tsp. salt, reduce the heat to low. Cover partially with a lid and let simmer for 8 minutes.

10. Turn off heat and cover completely with lid for at least 5 minutes, or until rice is fluffy. Add salt, if needed, and serve.

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