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Broiled Shrimp With Spicy Ginger-Lime Butter


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  • 2 1/2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime peel
  • Salt to taste
  • Freshly-ground black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 pound uncooked large shrimp peeled, deveined
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • Lemon wedges for serving


Servings 2


Step 1

Preheat broiler. Melt butter in heavy small skillet over medium heat. Stir in ginger and cayenne. Remove from heat. Stir in lime juice and peel. Season ginger-lime butter to taste with salt and pepper.

Place shrimp in bowl. Add ginger-lime butter; toss to coat. Transfer shrimp to small rimmed baking sheet. Broil until pink and just cooked through, about 2 minutes per side.

Transfer shrimp to plate; drizzle with pan juices. Sprinkle with onions. Serve with lemon wedges.

This recipe yields 2 servings; can be doubled

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