In the summertime, I am less interested in spending time in the kitchen prepping and cooking. Dishes that utilize all of the goodness from the earth and my garden that cook very quickly are winners in my book.
My Shrimp with Basil Gremolata is fast and easy to prepare and incredibly tasty. Gremolata is an herb rich, lemony sauce that is fantastic over any fish or grilled meat.
Serve Shrimp with Basil Gremolata over pasta or alongside a large salad and you will have a fantastic dinner on the table in minutes. Enjoy!
Shrimp with Basil Gremolata
1 1/2 pounds shrimp, peeled and deveined
2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt to taste
Zest from a lemon plus 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic
1 ½ cups fresh basil, packed
½ cup fresh parsley packed
½ teaspoon salt
¼ cup olive oil
To make gremolata, place all ingredients in a food processor and pulse until combined. To prepare shrimp, heat a chefs pan over medium heat, add olive oil and shrimp. Sprinkle shrimp with salt and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes until shrimp is opaque. Remove pan from heat. Toss with gremolata and serve.