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Having guests tomorrow night and would like to make a special but easy shrimp dish with rice or pasta. This one inside sounds good but hubs is not a fan of artichokes (I love them). What could I sub or do you have something better? Oven or grill is fine.

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Last updated: Jan. 10, 2013 12:02 pm
Posted: Jan. 10, 2013 8:11 am
 
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Photo of: Shrimp Francesca

Shrimp Francesca

Submitted by: milonek 
Living In: Monroe, New York, USA
Large shrimp and chunks of artichoke hearts are covered with crumbs, drizzled with garlicky butter and Romano cheese, and baked in the oven for just a few minutes until shrimp are tender and pink. 
Recommended by: mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:11 am
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:12 am
Maybe some pre-roasted asparagus?
 
manella
Jan. 10, 2013 8:14 am
mickdee,i love artichokes,but the aspasagus sounds like it would work.2 of my very faves,Asparagus and artichokes.
 
manella
Jan. 10, 2013 8:16 am
Hi, again,i would also go with angle hair pasta,goes well with shrimp.
 
midwestchef
Jan. 10, 2013 8:16 am
Go w/ the asparagus. How's everything w/you? We're hoping for a big snow MELT this week!
 
mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:18 am
Good idea, manella! Thanks for the vote on asparagus!
 
mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:21 am
What a cute puppy, midwestchef!! Hope you and the Mr. are doing well!! Get that grill out!!! :) We are doing well in the Sunshine State! Golf, golf, golf!! Lol! Are you still planning a visit this way??
 
midwestchef
Jan. 10, 2013 8:23 am
We can't decide, although we did find a house/pet sitter. We are really having a tough time deciding whether to go or not...I guess that means we don't really want to go??
 
mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:33 am
MWC, if it comes together and you feel comfortable, it was meant to be! Otherwise, it's not fun! Let me know! We are still undecided on a date to visit some friends in Sarasota but probably February. Maybe the stars will align! Lol!
 
midwestchef
Jan. 10, 2013 11:56 am
One never knows!! LOL
 
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Photo of: Sexy Shrimp Scampi

Sexy Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: TRAILINDAWG 
Home Town: Springfield, Pennsylvania, USA
Butter and garlic make this simple but flavorful Scampi a big hit. 
Recommended by: Clover
Jan. 10, 2013 8:16 am
I have made this one before. It's easy and delicious.
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:22 am
Sounds great, Clover, and so easy, too! Thank you!!
 
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Photo of: Shrimp Scampi Bake

Shrimp Scampi Bake

Submitted by: Kimber 
This rendition of a classic dish of shrimp baked in butter, garlic, lemon juice and parsley, is even better with the help of Dijon-style mustard. 
Recommended by: Nurse Ellen so not a
Jan. 10, 2013 8:21 am
We love this. So easy and so good!
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 8:35 am
Mmmmm! I like the addition of the Dijon to this. Sounds really good! Thank you, Nurse Ellen!
 
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Happy Shrimp

Submitted by: proudwife 
This creamy, spicy shrimp dish can be served alone with crusty bread or over angel hair pasta. 
Recommended by: iceemama
Jan. 10, 2013 8:40 am
I just saved this one today. Twosweetpickles had it in the what's for dinner post. It looks delicious!
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 9:16 am
Creamy and spicy! Nice combo and different! Thank you, iceemama!!
 
Commented by: Don
Jan. 10, 2013 8:42 am
Hi, sorry only stovetop. cheers, Prawns in a Red Pepper and Dill Sauce 1kg/2lb Fresh Prawns - shelled, deveined, rinsed and patted dry with kitchen towel 6tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 cloves Garlic - finely chopped 1 Onion - finely chopped ½ Red Pepper - deseeded and finely chopped 150ml/5fl oz Dry White Wine 1 x 14oz tin Plum Tomatoes - chopped 2tbsp Fresh Dill - finely chopped Optional: Touch Dried Chilli - crushed Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper Heat half the oil in a heavy saucepan, add the onion and, stirring occasionally, cook over a gentle heat for some 5 minutes or so until softened a bit; Add the peppers and continue cooking, still stirring occasionally, for a further 5 minutes; Add the wine and tomatoes, season with salt and pepper, increase the heat to medium and, stirring continuously to break down tomatoes a bit, bring to boil; Reduce heat and simmer gently, stirring occasionally, for some 20 to 30 minutes until the vegetables have softened and the sauce has thickened a bit; Remove from heat, taste for flavour and seasoning, and “blitz” with a blender; Heat the remaining oil in a separate pan, add the garlic, dill and, if using, chilli and, stirring continuously, cook on a moderate heat until the garlic starts to turn golden; Add the tomato sauce, taste for seasoning and bring to boil; Stir in the prawns, reduce heat and simmer and, stirring occasionally, for some 6 minutes or so or until the prawns turn pink; Remove from heat and serve with Pasta or Rice.
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 9:19 am
Wow! That sounds really good, Don! Stovetop is fine! I think part of this sauce could be made ahead of time to keep it easy! Appreciate it!
 
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Naked Shrimp Pasta

Submitted by: Matt Zacek 
Shrimp simmered with crisp bacon joins tomatoes and spinach for a light and lovely meal served on pasta. 
Recommended by: misty
Jan. 10, 2013 8:43 am
we enjoyed this one
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 9:22 am
Nothing "naked" about this one, Misty! Lol! It has lots of good stuff! Bacon!! Thank you!
 
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Garlicky Appetizer Shrimp Scampi

Submitted by: MARBALET 
Quick, delicious grilled shrimp in a garlicky olive oil-butter sauce. 
Recommended by: PAMELA D. aPROpos of nothing
Jan. 10, 2013 8:45 am
Yet another scampi. I dump it all in a pan and cook on stove top. Serve on pasta. Add a little white wine and chix broth.
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 9:26 am
Pam, I like the idea of the shallots in this and thank you for the tips with the white wine and broth!
 
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Linguine Pasta with Shrimp and Tomatoes

Submitted by: Cindy in Pensacola 
Home Town: Stockton, California, USA
Living In: Pensacola, Florida, USA
A sauce made from fresh tomatoes is the secret ingredient in this delicious shrimp pasta. 
Recommended by: Kim's Cooking Now!
Jan. 10, 2013 8:49 am
I'm making this tonight . . .
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 9:24 am
I wonder if I can get some good ripe t'maters in time? Hmmm! Sounds delicious and saved! Thank you!!
 
Commented by: SHORECOOK
Jan. 10, 2013 9:54 am
I am happy to share this recipe that my friends really like. It's a shrimp creole. I use the creole seasoning recipe from this site.....http://allrecipes.com/personalrecipe/62301701/shore-good-shrimp/detail.aspx
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 11:57 am
Saved! Looks really flavorful, SHORECOOK! Thank you!!
 
Commented by: Mike Harvey, daPITA
Jan. 10, 2013 10:15 am
This ios the second time this morning that I've recommended this recipe from Baking Nana. It's easy if you have all the ingredients prepared and at the ready. The recipe does call for day old rice but fresh rice works fine as long as it is not over-cooked. (Sticky) ... allrecipes.com/cook/13432715/blogentry.aspx?postid=215377
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mickdee
Jan. 10, 2013 12:02 pm
Thanks, Mike! Boy, that sure looks good!!
 
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