Recipe for Greek Style Boiled Shrimp

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153380275Shrimp is a popular ingredient in any coastal town in Greece. The latholemono sauce (whipped oil and lemon juice) you serve over these boiled shrimp is a classic Greek seafood topping and great addition to your culinary repertoires. This is a simple, healthy, and fresh seafood appetizer that your family is going to love!

Greek Style Boiled Shrimp (Garides Vrastes) Recipe Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs. raw large shrimp
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 4 tablespoons white wine
  • 1 sliced carrots
  • 1 sliced onion
  • Bay leaf
  • Olive oil
  • Mayonnaise
  • Lemon juice

Directions to Make Boiled Shrimp:

Wash, remove the shell and devein shrimp. In a saucepan, combine water, wine, carrot, onion, salt, pepper and bay leaf. Boil the shrimp for 15 minutes. Allow to boiled shrimp cool in the liquid.  Drain the shrimp and serve coated with mayonnaise or with olive oil and lemon juice. You can serve this either cold or warm.

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