Fast Amaretto Shrimp
Cooking Time:10 min
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/3 cup amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur)
1/3 cup sliced almonds
2 teaspoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails left on
1. In a large skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add amaretto, almonds, sugar, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper and stir until sugar dissolves.
2. Add shrimp and cook 3 to 5 minutes, just until pink. Serve immediately.
We like to serve this over wild rice so that we can savor every last bit of the amaretto sauce. Mmm mmm!
Here's a cool and tasty shrimp recipe for you to try -- Shrimp Scampi Salad.