Easy Wood Fired Shrimp with Basil Butter
Juicy shrimp cooked in my pizza oven and tossed in homemade basil butter.
- 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 4 ounces unsalted butter
- 1 cup fresh basil leaves
- 1 lemon
- fresh parsley for garnish
Defrost the shrimp if frozen, rinse and pat dry.
Transfer the shrimp to a bowl and add the garlic powder, salt, and black pepper, toss well.
In a food processor, blend the butter and basil until well combined.
Place a heavy cast iron skillet into your Forno Bravo oven and let it heat up until very hot.
Add some olive oil and the shrimp to the skillet and place back into the oven.
Cook for about 3 minutes mixing the shrimp around to cook evenly.
Add 3 good sized tbsp of the basil butter to the skillet and toss making sure the shrimp get well coated in the butter.
Garnish with fresh parsley and a squeeze of lemon juice if desired.
Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 346mg | Sodium: 1031mg | Potassium: 159mg | Vitamin A: 1025IU | Vitamin C: 20mg | Calcium: 189mg | Iron: 2.8mg