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Basil Shrimp

 Basil Shrimp
My husband loves shrimp and agrees nothing beats this incredibly easy, enjoyable dish. You can double the recipe when entertaining.
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash salt and white pepper
  • 8 uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined


  • In a small bowl, combine the basil, oil, butter, mustard, lemon
  • juice, garlic, salt and pepper. Pour 3 tablespoons into a small
  • resealable plastic bag; add shrimp. Seal bag and turn to coat; let
  • stand at room temperature for 15-20 minutes. Set remaining marinade
  • aside.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Thread shrimp onto two metal or soaked
  • wooden skewers. Grill, covered, over medium heat for 2-3 minutes on
  • each side or until shrimp turn pink, basting occasionally with
  • reserved marinade. Yield: 2 servings.
Wine: Light-Bodied White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.