The licorice flavor of Pernod paired with shrimp is an unexpected combination, but one we found superlative. Some unique liqueurs such as Pernod are sold in small bottles; it's a convenient way to try unfamiliar varieties without investing in a large bottle.

Recipe by Cooking Light March 2000


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 4 shrimp and 1 bread slice)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Combine wine and shallots in a small saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook until reduced to 1/2 cup (about 15 minutes). Remove from heat; stir in the Pernod and the next 6 ingredients (Pernod through garlic).

  • Preheat broiler.

  • Arrange the shrimp in a single layer on a jellyroll pan coated with cooking spray, and pour the Pernod mixture over shrimp. Broil 5 minutes or until shrimp are done. Sprinkle shrimp with tomato, and serve with French bread.

Nutrition Facts

188 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 3.6g; saturated fat 1.3g; mono fat 1g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 16.1g; carbohydrates 20.3g; fiber 1.3g; cholesterol 101mg; iron 2.8mg; sodium 288mg; calcium 68mg.