Lemon Shrimp with Herb Pilaf

Lemon Shrimp with Herb Pilaf
Lemon Shrimp with Herb Pilaf

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2

    cups long grain rice

  • 1/2

    cup extra virgin olive oil, plus 2 tbsp.

  • 1/2

    cup finely chopped parsley

  • 2

    tbsp. finely chopped dill

  • 1/2

    cup finely chopped scallions, white and light green parts (about 6)

  • 2

    cups packed baby spinach leaves, washed, dried and finely chopped (2 ounces)

  • 1

    cup of bottled clam juice

  • 1

    cup water

  • coarse salt

  • 1

    large lemon, juiced and zested

  • 24

    large shrimp (or 36 medium shrimp) peeled, deveined and butterflied

  • 1/2

    cup dry white wine

  • 2

    cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2

    tbsp. capers, rinsed, dried and roughly chopped

  • freshly ground pepper

Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. place rice in a bowl and wash in 3 changes of water. drain and leave to soak in 5 cups of cold water for 20 mins. Drain thoroughly. heat 2 tbsp. of oil over medium high heat in a heavy bottomed saucepan or dutch oven. add chopped herbs, spring onion, spinach and rice. cook 2 mins, stirring. cook 2 mins, stirring. pour in clam juice, water and 1 tsp salt. bring to a boil and cook undisturbed for 20-25 mins. fluff rice with fork, stir in lemon zest. while rice is cooking, place shrimp in single layer in a shallow ovenproof gratin dish. pour over remaining 1/2 cup of oil. cover with foil and cook in oven for 5-8mins until pink and just firm. remove from oven and reserve liquid in dish. place in a mound of rice on four plates, divide and layer shrimp on rice, and pour over reserved cooking liquid.

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