Paesano’s Restaurant in San Antonio makes the most fantastic shrimp dish! Ali and her mama, Barbara, celebrate their July 3 birthday at Paesano’s each year, ordering this awesome dish. My mama, Susan, found the recipe for Paesano’s Shrimp and it has become a favorite at our house as well. Enjoy!
Half n half
3 egg yolks (at room temperature!)
2 sticks butter
7 cloves minced garlic
Juice of one large lemon or two small lemons
Sauce directions: Mix egg yolks and lemon juice. Add half stick of butter and heat until melted in saucepan. Add garlic and remaining butter. Stir briskly and constantly until sauce thickens.
Chives/ chopped parsley on top
NOTE: Sauce for two persons: 1 ½ egg yolks
1 stick butter
Lots of garlic (4 cloves)
Juice of one lemon
Clean and vein 6-8 large shrimp per person. Soak cleaned shrimp in Half n half for 15 minutes. Drain shrimp and dredge in flour. Saute shrimp on one side in oil (medium hot) approximately 5 minutes or until golden brown. Do not turn shrimp. Remove shrimp and place on baking sheet (browned side down) in preheated oven. Broil for 5 minutes. Pour sauce over and serve.
Make sure yolks are at room temperature.
Have sauce ready before you broil shrimp.
Don’t let sauce get too thick.
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