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Spicy Moroccan Shrimp Recipe

These Spicy Shrimp Are Finger-Licking Good!

What is it about shrimp that's so delectable? Could it be their pretty pink color? Succulent plumpness? Extreme versatility? Fast cook time? Whatever it is, they are a crowd-pleasing item that's a regular on my dinner party menus. For a recent shindig, I served these spicy, finger-licking-good, Moroccan-inspired shrimp. It's a quick and easy recipe that results in a delicious appetizer. Measure and prepare the spices hours before the meal, and cook just before serving. Ready to learn the technique? Read on.

Moroccan Spicy Shrimp

Moroccan Spicy Shrimp

Moroccan Spicy Shrimp Recipe

Ingredients

  1. 1 lb large, peeled deveined shrimp
  2. 3 finely chopped garlic cloves
  3. 4 tablespoons olive oil
  4. 2 teaspoons paprika
  5. 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  6. 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  7. 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  8. 1 teaspoon cayenne (less if you want it milder)
  9. Salt
  10. Juice of a lemon

Directions

  1. Salt the shrimp well and set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes, then add the garlic. Turn the heat down to medium and saute the garlic for 1-3 minutes — don't let it burn.
  3. Add all the ground spices and stir well to combine. Cook this, stirring often, for 2 minutes.
  4. Turn the heat up to high and add the shrimp. Stir to combine and cook, stirring constantly, until the shrimp turn pink. This shouldn't take more than 4-5 minutes.
  5. Turn off the heat, add the lemon juice and toss to combine. Serve at once.

Serves 4-6.

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GummiBears GummiBears 5 years
Yum and yum. I will try this. Just need to pick up some spices.
chiefdishwasher chiefdishwasher 5 years
...looks like a blackening rub....will have to try it!!!!!!
Nancepantsbotwin Nancepantsbotwin 5 years
These look absolutely delicious!!! Just decided what is for lunch tomorrow! Jess http://notebookchallenge.blogspot.com/
fuzzles fuzzles 5 years
:feedme:
lovesitc1 lovesitc1 5 years
OMG . .. . These look so good!! Can't wait to try the recipe!
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