I repotted a few plants and worked in the garden awhile. When dinnertime rolled around, I wanted something simple. I'd picked up shrimp earlier and had planned a more elaborate dish. This simple recipe, however, was just right for our dinner.
LEMON GARLIC BAKED SHRIMP
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
3/4 pound medium shrimp, shelled
1/4 cup good olive oil
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley coarsely chopped
Preheat oven to 450
In an 8 inch oven-proof container bake garlic in oil for two minutes.
Add the shrimp, 1 tablespoon of the lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and toss to combine.
Bake, turning shrimp once, until the shrimp are pink and curled--6 to 8 minutes.
Sprinkle parsely over shrimp and serve with a good crusty bread to dip up the lemon-garlic sauce.