HEALTH

Shrimp Wrapped in Serrano Ham Recipe
Take advantage of the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients found in shrimp, as well as the rich flavor of ham. Serves 6-8.

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Ingredients

• 8 oz. Serrano ham, cut each one into three strips (prosciutto is a good alternative)
• 2 lbs. Extra large jumbo shrimp
• ½ cup Unsalted butter
• ½ cup Extra virgin olive oil
• Juice of 2-3 lemons
• ¼ cup Minced garlic
• ¼ cup Minced parsley
• ¼ cup Minced black olives
• Salt
• Pepper

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Step 1

Wrap the strips of Serrano ham around the shrimp.

 

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Step 2

In a large, deep skillet, melt butter and add the olive oil.  Sauté Serrano wrapped shrimp on both sides until they turn a nice bright pink and the ham is crisp.  You may need to do this in batches.

 

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Step 3

Arrange onto a serving plate.

 

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Step 4

Into the sauté pan that the shrimp were cooked, add the lemon juice parsley (less some for garnish at the end), olive and salt and pepper to taste.

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Step 5

Drizzle the sauce over the prawns.

 

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Step 6

Garnish with chopped parsley and serve while they are hot.

 

Shrimp Wrapped in Serrano Ham Recipe

Take advantage of the antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients found in shrimp, as well as the rich flavor of ham. Serves 6-8.

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