Shrimp in Fiery Garlic Butter
1 1/2 pounds fresh medium shrimp, in shells
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup vegetable oil
8 cloves garlic, minced
1 to 3 dried chiles de árbol, coarsely crumbled
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
Scallion top, slivered
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails attached; rinse an drain well.
Combine butter and oil in skillet; heat over medium heat until butter is melted
Add garlic, chiles, lime juice and salt; cook and stir 1 minute. Remove from
Spread shrimp in even layer in shallow baking dish. Pour hot butter mixture over
Bake shrimp, stirring once or twice, just until opaque throughout and sizzling
hot, 10 to 12 minutes, being careful not to overcook.
Garnish with scallion; serve immediately. Uses hard rolls or bolillos to sop up