Spicy Orange Garlic Shrimp
Adapted from Barefeet in the Kitchen
1 lb large (41/50 count) size raw shrimp, peeled, deveined and tales removed
3 large garlic cloves, finely minced
3/4 cup good quality orange juice
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon Old Bay Seasoning
2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons butter
Dry the peeled shrimp with a paper towel and set aside. In a measuring cup or small bowl, whisk together the garlic, orange juice, cayenne, Old Bay and cornstarch; set aside.
In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter. Add the shrimp and allow to become slightly golden on one side, about 1-2 minutes. Turn the shrimp allow to cook until they are pink and cooked through, about 1-2 minutes longer. Remove the shrimp from the skillet and set aside.
Return the pan to the stove and pour in the sauce. Stir, scraping any bits and pieces from the bottom of the pan. Reduce heat to low and allow sauce to simmer until it has thickened slightly. Return the shrimp to the pan and toss to coat. Let them cook another minute and remove from heat. Serve over rice and enjoy!
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