Roasted Shrimp with Pepito Pesto

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Roasted Shrimp with Pepito Pesto
Roasted Shrimp with Pepito Pesto

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

20

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

20

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    lb peeled and deveined large shrimp

  • 1/4

    tsp cayenne pepper

  • 1/3

    cup plus 1 tbsp olive oil

  • Kosher salt and black pepper

  • 1/2

    cup pepitas (roasted hulled pumpkin seeds)

  • 1/2

    cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves

  • 1/2

    cup fresh cilantro leaves

Directions

Heat oven to 400* F. On a rimmed baking sheet, toss the shrimp with the cayenne, 1 tbsp of the oil, and 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper. Roast until opaque throughout, 8 to 10 minutes. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the pepitas, parsley, cilantro, the remaining 1/3 cup of oil, and 1/4 tsp each salt and black pepper and process until smooth. Serve with the shrimp for dipping.

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