Dilled Shrimp

Southern Living
Use the convenience of your microwave to cook the shrimp for this buttery shrimp and noodle main dish.   Finely chop fresh dill for maximum flavor.
Makes 6 servings


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2 pounds unpeeled large fresh shrimp
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/3 cup chopped green onions
2 large cloves garlic, crushed
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill
1 (2-ounce) jar diced pimiento, drained
3 cups cooked medium egg noodles
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
Salt and pepper to taste
Garnish: fresh dill sprigs


Peel and devein shrimp; set aside.

Combine 1/2 cup butter, green onions, and garlic in a 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish. Cover with heavy-duty plastic wrap, folding back a small section of wrap to allow steam to escape. Microwave at HIGH for 1 to 2 minutes or until butter melts and green onions are tender. Add shrimp and lemon juice, stirring to coat. Cover and microwave at HIGH for 4 minutes, stirring after 2 minutes. Stir in chopped dill. Cover and microwave at HIGH for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Let stand, covered, 1 minute. Stir in pimiento.

Combine hot cooked egg noodles, 2 tablespoons butter, salt, and pepper; stir until butter melts. Arrange seasoned noodles on a serving platter. Top with shrimp mixture. Garnish, if desired.

Created date

February 2003