Shrimp With Garlic and Toasted Bread Crumbs

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Total Time
10 mins
15 mins

From Italian Holiday Cooking by Michele Sciolone. This can be a first course or and appetizer or a light meal with salad and a good bread.

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  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Lightly oil a large baking sheet.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine bread crumbs, parsley, garlic, and salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Add 3 tablespoons oil or enough to moisten the crumbs.
  5. Arrange the shrimp on a single layer on the baking sheet, curling each one into a circle.
  6. Spoon a little of the crumb mixture onto each shrimp and drizzle with a little more oil.
  7. Bake 10-15 minutes, depending on the size of the shrimp, or until the shrimp turn pink and the crumbs are lightly browned.
  8. Serve with lots of lemon wedges.