Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This is my copycat version of Paesano's Restaurant signature dish. You will love this garlic shrimp dish. Paesano's Restaurant is on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, Texas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre-heat oven to 400º F.
  2. Soak shrimp in half& half for 30 minutes.
  3. Drain shrimp and dust lightly in flour.
  4. Sauté shrimp for 5 minutes on one side.
  5. You will have to do in batches so that you do not overcrowd.
  6. Do not turn shrimp.
  7. Remove shrimp and place in a baking dish, sautéd side down, and place in pre-heated oven.
  8. Turn to BROIL and broil for 5 minutes.
  9. Meanwhile, mix egg yolk and lemon juice in half the butter and stir over low heat until butter is melted; take off heat.
  10. Add garlic and remaining butter and return pan to heat. Stir briskly until butter melts and sauce thickens.
  11. (Add a small amount of half& half to thicken more if you like.) Add chives and parsley.
  12. Pool sauce in plates and top with shrimp.
  13. Serve immediately.


Most Helpful

Excellente, Miss Annie!!! I have had Shrimp Paesano there, before, and loved it. Okay, tell the truth....are you "moonlighting" as a chef at Paesano's?? LOL! Seriously, this is a wonderful recipe. I wouldn't change one thing about it. Add a little pasta and a salad, close your eyes and you're on the riverwalk! Thanks bunches for sharing this recipe!!

Susie in Texas June 17, 2003

I have been to Paesano's many many times and this is the real thing. I made it with shrimp two nites ago, but tonite I am making it again with thin sliced boneless porkchops. I also plan to make it with pounded chicken breasts. This is SO easy and absolutely delicious.

**Pebbles** July 01, 2003

Excellent! Living in San Antonio, I still can't make it Paesano's nearly enough for this dish. Now I don't have to. Fantastic copy-cat recipe. Thanks for sharing!

kymbny March 27, 2004

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