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3 Shrimp recipes For Christmas Gathering

Here are some of the delicious shrimp recipes for the Christmas Eve.

Whether you are preparing feast for a family gathering or a happening get together with some friends, impress your guests with some traditional shrimp delicacies. Get ready to host one of the most memorable Christmas party and greet people with some delicious shrimp recipes that will make a splash at this year’s Christmas Eve Dinner.




  1. PARTY SHRIMP RECIPE
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You won’t even require a dipping sauce for this dish, as the marinade of this recipe makes the shrimp awesomelicious and flavourful. People who are not so fond of shellfish would really dive into the plate for this appetizer.

Prep time – 15 min. + marinating Broil: 10 min..

Makes – 30 servings

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon olive oil

1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar

1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice

1 garlic clove, thinly sliced

1/2 teaspoon paprika

1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/2 teaspoon dried basil

1/4 teaspoon pepper

1 pound uncooked large shrimp, peeled and deveined

Directions:

Step 1: Combine the 1st eight ingredients with shrimp in a large zip bag.

Step 2: Turn and toss the zip bag to let the ingredients coat nicely on the shrimp and put the bag in a refrigerator for 2 hours

Step 3: Drain shrimp and discard the marinade.

Step 4: Place shrimp on a baking sheet, which is not greased.

Step 5: Let it broil for 3-4 minutes until the shrimp turns pink on each side and serve.

 

  1. HEARTY SHRIMP RISOTTO RECIPE
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Packed with the warm flavours of white wine, goat cheese and fresh spinach, this creamy shrimp recipe is an impressive and comforting Italian meal, perfect for the party mood.

Prep time – 15 min. Cook – 35 min.

Makes – 4 servings

Ingredients:

4 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 small onion, finely chopped

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 cup uncooked arborio rice

1 fresh thyme sprig

1 bay leaf

1/4 teaspoon pepper

3/4 cup white wine or additional reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 pound uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined

2 cups chopped fresh spinach

4 ounces fresh goat cheese, crumbled

Directions:

Step 1: Take a small saucepan, heat the broth and keep it warm. Add oil to a large nonstick skillet and saute the onion until tender. Add the rice, thyme, bay leaf and pepper; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Reduce heat; stir in wine. Cook and stir until all the liquid is absorbed.

Step 2: Add the warm broth to this, 1/2 cup at a time while stirring constantly. Allow the liquid to absorb between additions. Cook just until risotto is creamy and rice is almost tender. (Cooking time is about 20 minutes.) Add the shrimp and spinach; cook until shrimp turn pink and spinach is soft.

Step 3: Stir in cheese. Discard thyme and bay leaf. Serve immediately. Serves 4 people.




  1. SHRIMP SALAD APPETIZERS RECIPE
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This one is the most healthy and energizing hors d’oeuvre. It can easily pass for one of the most favourite recipes amidst families and friends to celebrate a wholesome Christmas feast. The blend of shrimp, crab and celery are so delicious that it will create a carnival on your palate!

Prep Time – 15 mins

Makes –  24 Servings

Ingredients:

1 pound peeled and deveined cooked shrimp, chopped

1 can (6 ounces) lump crabmeat, drained

2 celery ribs, finely chopped

1/4 cup Dijon-mayonnaise blend

24 Belgian endive leaves (3-4 heads) or small butterhead lettuce leaves

Directions:

Step 1: Take a large bowl and combine crab, shrimp and celery in it.

Step 2: Now add mayonnaise blend and toss to coat the layer of mayonnaise on the mixture.

Step 3: Garnish it with 2 tablespoons with shrimp mixture.

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