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Mr. Food: Fast Amaretto Shrimp

Monday, July 02, 2012

Seafood lovers pay attention - I have a great recipe that adds a little kick to your ordinary shrimp dish.

Serves: 4

Cooking Time: 10 min

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 1/3 cup amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on

    Instructions:
    1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add amaretto, almonds, sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper and stir until sugar dissolves.

    2. Add shrimp and cook 3 to 5 minutes, just until pink. Serve immediately.

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