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Broiled Marinated Shrimp

Yield about 4 servings


  • 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons chopped green onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground saffron
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried whole thyme
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine
  • Chopped fresh parsley

How to Make It

  1. Place shrimp in a large mixing bowl. Add lemon juice, olive oil, chopped green onion, minced garlic, ground saffron, salt, pepper, and thyme; stir well. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour, stirring mixture occasionally.

  2. Drain shrimp, reserving marinade. Combine marinade and butter in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until butter melts. Set mixture aside, and keep warm.

  3. Place shrimp on a broiling pan. Broil 4 inches from heating element 3 minutes; turn and broil an additional 3 minutes or until done.

  4. Remove shrimp to a warm serving platter, and sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley. Serve warm with prepared sauce of your choice.

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