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Shrimp In Fiery Garlic Butter

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1 1/2 lb. fresh medium shrimp, in shells
1/2 C. butter
1/4 C. vegetable oil
8 cloves garlic, minced
1 to 3 dried chiles de árbol, coarsely crumbled
1 T. fresh lime juice
1/4 tsp. salt
Scallion top, slivered

  • Preheat oven to 400ºF.
  • Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails attached; rinse an drain well.
  • Combine butter and oil in skillet; heat over medium heat until butter is melted and foamy. Add garlic, chiles, lime juice and salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  • Spread shrimp in even layer in shallow baking dish. Pour hot butter mixture over shrimp. Bake shrimp, stirring once or twice, just until opaque throughout and sizzling hot, 10 to 12 minutes, being careful not to overcook.
  • Garnish with scallion; serve immediately. Uses hard rolls or bolillos to sop up butter sauce.


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