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Shrimp In Fiery Garlic Butter

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  Medium shrimp in shells 1 1⁄2 Pound (675 Grams)
  Butter 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Vegetable oil 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Garlic 8 Clove (40 gm), finely chopped (1/4 Cup)
  Dried chilies 3 , coarsely crumbled (De Arbol Chiles)
  Fresh lime juice 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon (1 Milliliter)
  Green onion tops 2 , slivered
  Bolillo/Crusty french bread 1

1. Heat oven to 400°F (200°C). Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails attached; rinse and drain well.
2. Combine butter and oil in 8-to 9-inch (20- to 23-cm) skillet; heat over medium heat until butter is melted and foamy. Add garlic, chilies, lime juice and salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.
3. Spread shrimp in even layer in shallow 2-quart (2-L) gratin pan or baking dish or in 4 shallow 2-cup (500-mL) gratin pans. Pour hot butter mixture over shrimp.
4. Bake shrimp, stirring once or twice, just until opaque throughout and sizzling hot, 10 to 12 minutes. (Do not over cook or shrimp will be dry and tough.) Garnish with green onions; serve immediately. Use Bolillos to blot up butter sauce.

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Shrimp In Fiery Garlic Butter Recipe