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Ingredients

1/2 stick margarine and 1/2 stick butter or combination of either or both to equal 1 stick
1 tablespoon basil, dried
1 tablespoon ginger, powdered
1 tablespoon minced onion, fresh
1 tablespoon minced garlic, fresh or jarred
Cajun powder to taste
Salt and pepper to taste
1 pound medium to large shell on shrimp

Instructions

Melt butter/margarine in a skillet on low heat and add seasonings. Simmer 5 minutes on a very low simmer. Add shrimp leaving the peels on and cover; simmer very low for 15 minutes or until done. Seasonings may be adjusted to taste. Serve alone as an appetizer or over pasta. Peel shrimp after cooking if serving over pasta.

Kathy Little
Milan



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