Shrimp in Garlic Sauce
Based on a popular Spanish tapa, or appetizer, this dish is delicious enough to serve as a main course. You just sauté the shrimp in garlicky, spicy olive oil and then toss them with sherry, lemon juice and a handful of parsley. The shrimp will be equally good hot or at room temperature. More Amazing Shrimp Recipes
Fish Alternatives Squid would be delicious with the garlic sauce. Cook it quickly (for about two minutes), or it will become tough and rubbery. Sea scallops are another alternative; cook them for about two minutes per side, without stirring, so they brown nicely.
Deveining Shrimp: Dark shrimp veins are usually removed for aesthetic purposes. We find that it's not essential to take them out, especially if you're pressed for time.
Bold Mediterranean flavors welcome an easygoing wine such as a dry Rosé from Spain or the south of France. If you prefer a wine with a bit more sweetness, try a White Zinfandel from California.