Rating: 3.08 stars
167 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 21
  • 3 star values: 69
  • 2 star values: 43
  • 1 star values: 8

Tarragon is often paired with poultry; however, its mild lemony flavor works well with shellfish like shrimp, too. Combined with garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil, this basic seafood marinade is sure to be in your cooking rotation for years to come.

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Credit: David M. Russell

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Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a medium skillet, heat olive oil and saute garlic and onions over medium-low heat for 3 minutes. Add tarragon, salt, and pepper, and cook for 1 minute; do not let the mixture brown. Remove from heat and let cool.

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  • In a large bowl, combine the shrimp with the onion mixture and lemon juice, stirring until well coated. Let rest at room temperature for 30 minutes.

  • Preheat the broiler. Arrange the marinated shrimp in a skillet. Cover the shrimp with any remaining marinade.

  • Broil under high heat until the shrimp are pink and the topping is well browned, approximately 5 minutes. Serve immediately.

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Reviews (1)

167 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 26
  • 4 star values: 21
  • 3 star values: 69
  • 2 star values: 43
  • 1 star values: 8
Rating: 5 stars
10/10/2019
I discovered this recipe in the Quick Cook Meals 30 years ago and having been using ever since. It's easy and so delicious.