Sunday, February 26, 2012

Cook: Shrimp with Chili, Parsley, Ginger and Garlic onToast by Jamie Oliver

J surprised me one night with this delicious and creative dinner.  The shrimp was bursting with flavor! 

Shrimp with Toast (serves 4) Recipe by Jamie Oliver.

  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 thumb-sized piece of fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, peeled and finely sliced
  • 2-3 fresh red chilies, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 16 large whole raw strip, tails left on
  • 1-2 lemons, to taste
  • 1 good handful of fresh flat-leaf parsley roughly chopped
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 long slices of ciabatta bread toasted
  1. Into a large, hot, frying pan, put around 4 tablespoons of olive oil,  ginger, garlic, chili and shrimp. fry for about 3 minutes, then turn the heat down and squeeze in the juice of 1 lemon. Add the parsley and a a couple "glugs" of olive oil. 
  2. Toss over and remove from the heat. You should have a nice juicy sauce, add lemon and salt /pepper to taste.
  3. Serve shrimp and sauce over the ciabatta and have a few more slices of bread on the side to mop up the juices!

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