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Shrimp Paesano

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The prepartion of the shrimp creates a lovely crunchy texture. Served with a creamy lemon, butter garlic sauce thickened with egg.













Trans-fat Free


453.6 g shrimp
raw, deveined and shelled
473 ml light cream (half&half)
10% or half & half
30 ml olive oil
or butter
473 ml all-purpose flour
1 large egg yolks
113 g butter
1 clove garlic
59 ml parsley leaves
fresh, chopped
1 x chives
59 ml lemon juice


Preheat oven to 400℉ (200℃).

Reserved some cream for the sauce. Soak shrimp in the remaining cream for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

Drain and roll shrimp in flour then sauté in oil over medium heat for 5 minutes. Do not turn shrimp!

Remove and place shrimp in baking dish with the sautéd side down in preheated oven. Turn oven to broil and broil for 5 minutes.

For the sauce:

Mix egg yolk and lemon juice in half the butter and stir over low heat until melted, take off heat.

Add garlic and rest of butter and stir briskly until butter melts and sauce thickens. (Add small amount of ½ and ½ to thicken). Add chives and parsley.

Serve the sauce with the crispy shrimp.



* not incl. in nutrient facts

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 over 9 years ago

Eat this at Paesano's in San Antonio! This tasted just the same.YUMOOOOOOOOOOOOO.So easy and just wonderful!!

 almost 5 years ago

So delicious!!! loved it. Made if for my boyfriend and he loved it! I just put a few panko crumbs in the four.

Adding panko breadcrumbs to the flour is brilliant!

GTA, Ontario, Canada
 over 3 years ago
San Antonio, United States
 about 2 years ago

We always got to Paesanos for our birthdays and anniversary and order Shrimp Paesanos. This is a good copy cat version. I also don't place in the oven. I saute on both sides which makes it crunchier. My hubby said the last time I made this he thinks it is better than what we order at Pisanos.

, United States
 10 months ago

I have eaten this since I was a little girl at the old Paesanos. I have made it a couple of times and everyone who has had it a long time ago, like me, rave about it, including my parents. Perfect recipes.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 235g (8.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 61947% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 32g 50%
Saturated Fat 16g 81%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 335mg 112%
Sodium 423mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 17%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars g
Protein 63g
Vitamin A 27% Vitamin C 25%
Calcium 7% Iron 38%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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