Garlic Shrimp- If you get this dish at a
restaurant in Thailand, you will be
served with large fresh water prawns
that are nearly the size of a small
lobster. You can get frozen freshwater
prawns from Thailand. They are expensive
but so delicious. This is a fairly
simple dish to make. Servings: 1-2 Prep Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes
3 cloves garlic
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
1/2 lb shrimp
1/3 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon salt
Tips and Techniques: You may use white pepper for
this recipe. If you can crush the pepper fresh, it is even
Peel and devein shrimp.
Press or mince garlic into small pieces.
Add garlic, salt and pepper to shrimp.
Marinate and let sit for 10 minutes.
You may use olive oil but if other types of
oil suit you better, it probably won't change the taste
Heat up the oil over medium heat. Pour the
shrimp in and stir for 3 minutes.
The shrimp should be just cooked, not over
cooked. As soon as the shrimp turns from clear to
white, it is ready. Serve hot.