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If you’re looking for a delicious and easy recipe that comes together quickly, then this Whiskey Shrimp recipe is for you. It’s smoky and sweet from the whiskey, maple syrup and shrimp. It tastes great over rice or pasta and takes less than 30 minutes to get on the table.
My husband loved this recipe. It has been made at least three times in just a few weeks. It’s a great recipe for us because it can be served over rice or just be eaten plain. I love this recipe because he can have it over rice or eat it plain.
This Whiskey Shrimp recipe is true to its name. It’s shrimp that’s cooked in whiskey along with some garlic, maple syrup salt and pepper. It’s subtly sweet and smoky from the whiskey and maple syrup but completely delicious. This recipe is a great option for those on a dairy, nut (including coconut), wheat or soy free diet.
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 15 mins
- Total Time: 25 mins
- Yield: 4
- Category: Seafood, Main Dish
- Cuisine: American
- 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
- 3 tablespoons Lard or Clarified Butter
- 6 Garlic cloves, chopped
- 1/2 teaspoon White Pepper (optional for AIP diet followers)
- 1 teaspoon Salt
- 2 pounds Shrimp, peeled and deveined
- 3/4 cup Whiskey (AIP Reintroduction)
- 3 tablespoons Maple Syrup
- Whiskey Smoked Salt, to taste
- 3 Scallions, sliced
- Sprinkle salt and pepper over the shrimp and then set aside.
- Heat the oil and lard or butter in a large sauté pan over medium high heat.
- When the oil mixture melts, add the garlic and then sauté for about 30 seconds.
- Next add the shrimp to the pan and sauté for about 3-5 minutes or until just cooked.
- Remove the shrimp from the pan and set aside.
- Add the whiskey to the pan and cook for about 5 minutes or until the whiskey has reduced slightly.
- Add in the maple syrup and then the shrimp and toss to coat.
- Cook for another minute or two to finish cooking the shrimp.
- Season to taste with the Whiskey Smoked Sea Salt and then toss with green onions and serve.
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