Shrimp in Ginger Butter Sauce

Total Time
5 mins
10 mins

A completely delightful dish for two or a really smart appetizer! Ginger and cilantro liven this French classic fusing it with a Southwest Asian flare. Discovered in Gourmet Magazine, 9/08. Thank you to Vicki in Kansas Brown for the garlic suggestion.

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  1. Heat butter over medium high heat in a heavy skillet until foam subsides, then saute ginger and garlic for about 30 seconds.
  2. Pat shrimp dry and season with salt. Add to ginger and saute 2 minutes.
  3. Add sherry and saute 1-2 minutes more or until shrimp are just cooked through.
  4. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro. Season with additional salt and pepper if desired and serve.