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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Shrimps in Olive Oil

(Karides Pilaki - Istanbul)

Shrimps in Olive Oil
250 g shrimps, cooked, de-veined and peeled
1 cubanelle pepper, cut in bite sizes
1 small carrot, sliced
1 potato, peeled, cut in cubes
1 large tomato, diced
2-3 green onions, sliced
2-3 garlic cloves, sliced
~1 kap water, warm
40 ml extra virgin olive oil (half for cooking, half for after)
1/4 tsp sugar
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp salt

1 tsp lemon zest
1 tbsp parsley, finely chopped

Place all the ingredients in a pot except the shrimps. Cover and cook for about 5 minutes at medium-low heat. Then, add the water. Cook for another 10 minutes at the same heat with the lid half open.

Add the shrimps, stir. Turn the heat off after 2 minutes. Pour the rest of the olive oil. Let it cool down. Then, place on a serving dish. Sprinkle fresh parsley and lemon zest all over it. Serve the Shrimps in Olive Oil chilled or at room temperature with lemon wedges.



At 8:22 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Looks delicious - a perfect cool meal for a hot day. However, the recipe doesn't state how much water to add - please advise. Thank you!

At 9:01 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Thank you:)

At 8:34 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Binnur, can I use raw shrimp and add them when I add the water? Thanks. Gabriela

At 9:31 AM, Blogger Binnur said...

Sure Gabriela, you can:)

At 8:37 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

It was really, really delicious. Thanks, Binnur! Gabriela


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