Garlic and Parmesan Shrimp with Garlic Bread

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Garlic, oregano and Parmesan cheese gives pan-fried shrimp wonderful flavor and texture. Bonus: It only takes 25 minutes to make!

Time 25 mins
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

UNITS

SCALE

INGREDIENTS

Garlic Sauce

  • ¼ cup Olive oil , extra virgin
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper, freshly ground
  • 1 tsp Oregano, dried
  • 4 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 lemon Lemon zest
  • 2 tbsp Basil, chopped

Shrimp

  • 1 ½ lb Shrimp, peeled and deveined (31-35)
  • 2 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Parmesan cheese, grated

Garlic Bread

  • 1 baguette Baguette, split in half
  • For brushing Olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 clove Garlic, whole
  • 2 tbsp Parsley, minced

METHOD

  • In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together olive oil, black pepper, oregano, garlic, lemon zest and basil.
  • Add shrimp and Parmesan cheese and toss to coat.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add shrimp mixture. Cook until shrimp turn pink, about 2 minutes per side.
  • Remove from heat and garnish with lemon juice and Parmesan cheese.
  • Brush the inside of baguette with olive oil and transfer to a baking sheet. Broil the bread a few inches from the heat, turning once, until toasted, about 2 minutes. Lightly rub the whole garlic clove over the toasts.
  • Serve garlic bread with shrimp.

NOTES

  • Additionally, you can garnish shrimp with parsley 
  • Alternatively, you can serve shrimp with rice 
  • Alternatively, you can use smaller shrimp