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Shrimp with Garlic and Olive Oil Recipe Review

Monday, March 04, 2013

I made this for Round Four of the At Goal & Maintaining + Transition to Maintenance team's What's Cookin', Good Lookin'? recipe challenge:

www.myrecipes.com/recipe
/shrimp-with-garlic-olive-
oil-10000001168096/


The theme for this round is fish and seafood and I wanted something that was simple, yet full of flavor. My husband and I both prefer our seafood without too many bells and whistles and this recipe definitely fit the bill. The only change I made was to use slightly less olive oil to save some calories, but there was still plenty of tasty seasoned oil to dip our bread in. I rounded the meal out with a nice peperonata and the flavors meshed perfectly with the shrimp dish. If you like shrimp, I'd highly recommend trying this.
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  • v RUTHXG
    Oh, Mark Bittman's are always good! Thanks so much for pointing us to this recipe!
    1268 days ago
  • v BOOKWORM27S
    That sounds wonderful! I can't eat shrimp, but I could substitute them with scallops.
    1270 days ago
  • v INAFFIT319
    Sounds yummy. I agree with everyone else - simple is the way to go with seafood! Thanks for sharing.
    1272 days ago
  • v HAKAPES
    It really sounds tasty! And I like how you olive oil. It often happened to me that I ordered shrimps or octopus, to discover it was swimming in virgin olive oil...

    Must be great to have all these seafood in Venice! Here in Austria it's mostly Frankfurters and Wiener Schnitzels, although the see is not far away, somehow it's not in the way of life. Kind of a landlocked country. So I enjoy to mountains to run!

    How do you get the ideas for new recipes?
    1272 days ago
  • v KIMBERLY_Y
    Love shrimp! I will have to try this over the weekend. Thanks.
    1273 days ago
  • v KRISTINE99
    Great recipe! And timely, too, since I have a bunch of shrimp in my freezer. I love, love seafood. Must be my Sicilian blood :)
    1273 days ago
  • v GABY1948
    Thank you...we don't like a lot of "bells and whistles" on our food either...this is perfect!
    1273 days ago
  • v YOJULEZ
    Sounds great! I love simple seafood... I only wish I lived remotely near where you could get good fresh shrimp... the stuff we have here in CO is pretty dismal.
    1273 days ago
  • v CELIAMINER
    Sounds SO yummy! I had to look up peperonata...I make something like this but never knew it had a name. Just thought it was sauteed peppers and onions.
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    1274 days ago
  • v TORTISE110
    I share your love for simple seafood recipes. This sounds so good! Thank you.
    1274 days ago
  • v NUOVAELLE
    Simple and fast to make! I also like seafood without too many added ingredients to the recipe.
    I just googled "peperonata" as I didn't know what it is and I'd really appreciate the recipe for that! Or any special spice mix that you may use, maybe?
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    1274 days ago
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