Shrimp Destin – A Sunday evening tradition

shrimp destinSunday evenings are a special time in our home.  It’s a time when all the family gathers, discusses their plans for the following week and just catch up with each other.  This dish allows you the extra time to spend with the family.  It’s simple, delicious, and easy clean up.  

Serves 4 -5

2 lb. Large Shrimp

2 French rolls, split lengthwise, toasted, and kind of flattened out

1 teaspoon chopped fresh Italian parsley

1 teaspoon dill

1/8 teaspoon ground pepper

1/8 teaspoon salt

cajun seasoning – optional

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 tablespoon white wine

1 stick butter (you can use 1/2 stick butter and 1/4 cup olive oil)

2 tablespoons butter (add just before removing dish from fire)

2 teaspoons minced garlic

1/4 cup chopped green onions

Peel and devein shrimp.  Saute green onions and garlic in butter (minus 2 tablespoons) until onions are tender.  Add shrimp, wine, lemon juice, salt and pepper.  Cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until shrimp are pink.  Add dill, parsley and 2 tablespoons butter.  If you want a little more punch, you can add some cajun seasoning.  Spoon shrimp mixture over toasted french roll and serve immediately.  May also be spooned over rice.


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