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Shrimp Oreganata Recipe

Use crumb mixture as a crunchy topping on tilapia or flounder fillets. To butterfly shrimp, split each shrimp lengthwise down the middle of the back but do not cut all the way through.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 12 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (4 ounces) French's® Original French Fried Onions
  • 4 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 pounds uncooked jumbo shrimp, peeled and butterflied
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted

Directions

  • 1. Place onions in a resealable plastic bag. Seal bag and crush onions with hands or a rolling pin. Add lemon juice oregano and garlic; toss to combine.
  • 2. Arrange shrimp in a greased baking dish. Spoon about 1 rounded teaspoon crumb mixture into each butterflied shrimp. Drizzle with butter. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Yield: 6 servings.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.