For lots of flavor with minimal effort, try these roasted shrimp with crispy potatoes and prosciutto, seasoned with lemon, garlic, and just a hint of cayenne. The ingredients all roast together in one pan, so once it’s in the oven, the cooking is mostly hands-off.
Serve with a simple green salad to round out the meal.
To make this recipe even easier, use frozen “easy-peel” shrimp, which have already been deveined. Thaw the shrimp by putting them in a colander and running them under cold water.Preheating the baking sheet helps to crisp up the potatoes. But don’t use a flimsy baking sheet—you’ll need a heavy-duty rimmed pan that won’t warp in the oven. Look for a commercial-grade steel version, preferably one with rolled edges (see photo below), you can order them online at Kitchen Universe.
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Although this was very easy to make, we all thought it lacked flavor. It was good, but not knock your socks off great! Next time I'll spice it up a bit more, but I will try it again.
"The ingredients all roast together in one pan, so once it's in the oven, the cooking is mostly hands-off." Well, not exactly. Get the pan out to turn the potatoes, out again to add the Prosciutto and garlic, out a third time to add the shrimp. Still, this is an easy one. I served it over the greens, topped with a little feta and some greek dressing. A lot of flavors and textures going on here! We'll certainly keep this one as one of our regulars.
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