I’m grateful to be in the kitchen with one of my favorite frying pans cooking a dish I truly love: my sensational Sizzling Shrimp, using Made In’s stainless steel frying pan.
This stainless steel skillet is really something! It’s my go-to pan and an absolute workhorse. It was perfect for these shrimp because the pan retains heat very well and disperses heat evenly. The handle is ergonomic to help balance the pan, and I love a pan that can go from stovetop to oven. Made In pans are made in collaboration with working chefs, so they’ve been thoroughly vetted, and it shows.
Made In pans are what I love to call “Life pans,” a super well-made kitchen tool that you’ll have and use over the course of your life. Take good care of it. The end product is shipped straight to your kitchen—so, there’s no middleman. They are not available in stores, which keeps them very reasonably priced. They are made in the USA, come with a lid, and as they quite accurately say, “You are getting professional quality with an amateur price.” What could be better?
You may already know about my Sizzling Shrimp. These are so easy and an absolute no-fail. You just marinate the shrimp in a bit of olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, lemon rind, and red pepper flakes, then sauté in a frying pan. Finish them off in one of my Magic Elixirs: a simple yet delicious combination of clarified butter and hot sauce!Print
- Prep Time: 20 min
- Cook Time: 10 min
- Total Time: 30 min
- Yield: 4 servings
- Category: Seafood
- Method: Stovetop
- Cuisine: American
This tried and true shrimp recipe is absolutely delicious. If you haven’t made it, it’s time!
- 2 pounds large shrimp, shells on and deveined
- ½ cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2 teaspoons kosher salt
- 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
- 1-2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
- 1 lemon, juice and zest
- 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- 6 tablespoons clarified butter, warmed
- 3 tablespoons hot sauce
- Place the shrimp in a large bowl and set aside.
- In a medium bowl, combine the olive oil, salt, pepper, red pepper flakes, lemon zest, lemon juice and garlic, stirring well. Pour the mixture over the shrimp in the other bowl, toss to coat. Let marinate for about 20 minutes.
- Immediately before cooking the shrimp, thoroughly whisk the warmed clarified butter and hot sauce together. Set aside.
- Place a large frying pan over high heat to get it really hot. Using a slotted spoon to allow the excess marinade to drain off, scoop ½ the shrimp in a single layer in the pan and cook until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes each side. Remove and set aside in a bowl. Repeat with the final batch. When almost finished cooking on the second side, add the other shrimp back to the pan and turn off the heat. Pour the clarified butter mixture over the shrimp. Toss to coat. Serve.
Cook’s Note: Alternatively, you can grill the shrimp over medium-high heat and heat the butter and hot sauce in a saucepan on the grill as well.
- Serving Size:
- Calories: 691
- Sugar: 3.1 g
- Sodium: 1106 mg
- Fat: 55.1 g
- Carbohydrates: 8.4 g
- Protein: 46.4 g
- Cholesterol: 402.4 mg
These shrimp look so tasty! Can’t wait to give the recipe a try!
How spicy is this? I don’t mind a little heat, but with the chili flakes and hot sauce I am wondering how spicy it is?
Not crazy spicy at all. I used 1 tsp. We could all eat it!
This recipe is phenomenal. It’s easy. And the whole family loved it. It’s messy eating with the shrimp on shells, but there’s something fun about eating with your fingers and getting a little messy sometimes. Thanks so much for this. It’s a keeper. I can’t wait to try some of your other recipes!
If I use peeled and deveined shrimp, how does that change the cooking time? I don’t like touching my food after it’s cooked.
the shrimp likely cooks in 3 or 4 minutes
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