Spicy Lemon Shrimp Recipe

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Great appetizer that is quick and impressive. The pepper flakes give the shrimp a little heat without over doing it.
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  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled, deveined
  • 1 tablespoon lemon peel
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
5 mins
5 mins
10 mins
Preheat oven to broil. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In medium bowl, combine lemon peel, lemon juice, red pepper, salt, garlic and oil until well mixed. Add shrimp and toss to coat.

Spread shrimp onto prepared pan. Broil, 2 to 3 inches from heat, for 3-5 minutes or until shrimp are pink and firm.

Serve with cocktail sauce. These can be served warm or cold.

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"I love shrimp and this has the perfect amount of spice without the lemon overpowering everything. Good warm or cold."
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