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Mortons Shrimp Alexander


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  • Prepared Breadcrumbs:
  • 4 oz. butter or margarine
  • 2 cup plain breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp. finely minced shallots
  • 2 tsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 tbs. chopped fresh garlic
  • Salt and pepper
  • U-12 Louisiana Shrimp (large, 12 per pound)


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Step 1

In a small saucepan, melt 4 oz. of butter. The butter should be warm, not hot. Dip cleaned shrimp in warm butter one at a time. Let excess butter drain off, then pad buttered shrimp into prepared breadcrumbs (see recipe below).

Place breaded shrimp on baking sheet vein side down with the tail curled up. Place sheet in a 500-degree oven for approximately 4-5 minutes, until golden brown.

Serve with white wine butter sauce or any other light cream sauce.

Mince shallots, chop garlic and parsley. In a mixing bowl, combine garlic, shallots, and parsley into plain breadcrumbs, being careful not to leave any lumps of garlic or shallots. Add salt and pepper to tast


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