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Garlic Shrimp

Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings

Prepare an easy shrimp appetizer that's sure to satisfy your guests' cravings during happy hour.

Garlic Shrimp

James Carrier
 3 tablespoons minced garlic
 1/3 cup olive oil
 1 pound peeled, deveined shrimp (26 to 30 per lb.), rinsed
 1/3 cup dry sherry or dry white wine
 2 tablespoons chopped parsley
 1/2 teaspoon hot chili flakes
Step 1

In a 10- to 12-inch frying pan over medium-high heat, stir garlic in olive oil just until it begins to turn gold, 2 to 3 minutes. Add shrimp and stir until almost completely pink, about 2 minutes.

Step 2

Add sherry, parsley, and hot chili flakes and stir often until shrimp are barely opaque but still moist-looking in center of thickest part (cut to test), about 1 minute. Add salt to taste. Pour into a serving dish or individual bowls.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Makes 6 to 8 appetizer servings

Amount Per Serving
Calories 158Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9.9g16%

Saturated Fat 1.4g7%
Cholesterol 86mg29%
Sodium 86mg4%
Total Carbohydrate 2.3g1%

Dietary Fiber 0.1g1%
Protein 12g24%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.