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Bruschetta is a classic appetizer and the shrimp really are the icing on the cake. They’re mixed in a sauce featuring garlic, shallots, lemon juice, and limoncello. The hint of lemon will make this dish truly unforgettable.

Recipe by Coastal Living March 2008

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Credit: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Makes 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Brush baguette slices with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Grill or toast bread slices until golden; arrange on a platter. Set aside.

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  • Sauté garlic and shallots in remaining 6 tablespoons hot olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 1 minute or until light golden brown. Add shrimp, and sauté 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn bright pink. Turn shrimp, and cook 1 additional minute. Remove shrimp with a slotted spoon.

  • Add lemon juice and limoncello to skillet; cook over high heat until mixture is reduced by two-thirds, about 2 minutes. Return shrimp to mixture, stirring until shrimp are coated. Remove from heat; add salt and pepper to taste.

  • Spoon 1 shrimp with sauce onto each toast. Garnish, if desired.

Source

The Catering Company, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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