Island Adam’s Yucatan Shrimp!

Yucatan Shrimp
Buttery and a little spicy way to prepare shrimp
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Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
30 min
Cook Time
30 min
Total Time
1 hr
Ingredients
  1. 1 lbs shrimp, shell on, heads off, deveined
  2. 1/2 lb butter
  3. 1 tbs minced fresh turmeric (optional but recommended)
  4. 1/2 cup Thai sweetened chili sauce
  5. 1 tbs Chili Garlic Sauce
  6. 1/4 cup minced cilantro
  7. 1/2 lime
Instructions
  1. Sear shrimp in a pan until they are pink on both sides, but not fully cooked.
  2. Slowly melt butter in a sauce pan over medium heat. Skim butter solids away to clarify.
  3. Turn heat to sauce pan to low & add turmeric, sweet chili sauce, and Chili Garlic Sauce to clarified butter and stir.
  4. Add shrimp and let simmer until shrimp are fully cooked (but not over done). Remove from heat.
  5. Squeeze in the lime and add the cilantro and stir.
Notes
  1. Serve in a bowl with a portion of the butter broth, add a crust of bread, biscuit, or toast.
  2. I had Yucatan Shrimp at Doc Ford's on Sanibel Island. This is my recipe that attempts to replicate that dish.
Adapted from Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
Adapted from Doc Ford's Rum Bar & Grille
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