Shrimp is one of my favorite seafoods. And luckily there are so many delicious and exiting preparation methods for this mouthwatering healthy appetizer. Shrimp tastes amazing pretty much any way you make it. I love the convenience of broiling the shrimp. It is great when the weather doesn’t cooperate or you just do not feel like dealing with firing up the grill.
This recipe for homemade broiled shrimp is fantastic and a breeze to make. Shrimp is coated in such ingredients as fragrant herbs and spices, lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce and first roasted with butter in the oven then finished under a hot broiler to create the mouthful beautiful charred crispy shrimp. The result is succulent shrimp that is cooked to perfection, mighty flavorful in a scrumptious buttery sauce. Your hands will automatically grab a slice of fresh bread to pick up every bits and drops of the sauce. It is simply irresistible.
The hardest part in the whole process is probably to peel the shells off the raw shrimp. It takes less than 20 minutes to easily create this elegant, seafood restaurant worthy shrimp dish that everyone will love. And it is very easy to cook this delicious meal. Amount of Cajun spice gives it a little bit of a spicy bite, nothing overwhelming just enough to enliven the mild taste of the shrimp. While lemon juice really brightens up the richness of the buttery flavors. Amazing taste and flavor in every bite. It also has low calories and it is absolutely gluten free so it is pretty good for your diet.
This simple yet mouthwatering broiled shrimp is very versatile. Serve it as an appetizer with bread for sauce dipping.
Or as a main course over your favorite pasta or southern grits with creamy guacamole sauce or your favorite salad. It looks so appetizing, beautiful golden color on the plate. You can use any size shrimp but medium to large is ideal. And make sure you do not overcook the shrimp for it to become rubbery and unpalatable and flush your money down the drain. It only takes a few minutes for the shrimp to cook through.