Baked Shrimps

    45 mins

    Baked Shrimp is a very delicious dish that can be cooked on special occasions. It is quite easy to make, with very few steps. It is a fusion of Bengali and Western cuisine.

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    Serves: 6 

    • Water as needed
    • 6 medium-large sized shrimps
    • 1/2 of a whole ginger, thinly sliced
    • 1 big garlic, thinly sliced
    • 2 onions, thinly sliced
    • 5-6 green chillies, cut in half along the length
    • 1 tablespoon of lemon extract
    • 2 tablespoons of mustard oil
    • Salt as needed
    • 1 handful of coriander leaves
    • 2-3 green chillies, uncut
    • 2-3 lettuce leaves

    Prep:20min  ›  Cook:25min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Boil the shrimps in water. Set aside for cooling.
    2. Using a sheel pata or a heavy rolling pin, very slightly pound the shrimps all over. Make sure that the skin or shell does not break off.
    3. Mix the shrimps with the ginger, garlic, onion and green chilli slices. Mix in the lemon extract, mustard oil, salt and coriander leaves.
    4. Heat a thick tawa (use two tawas on top of each other if they a thick tawa is not available), and while the tawa gets heated, wrap all of the shrimps in an aluminum foil. Place the shrimps in wrapped foil on the heated tawa.
    5. Heat on the tawa for 15-25 minutes.
    6. Unfold the foil paper and serve the baked shrimp on lettuce leaves. You can also garnish with some green chillies.

    Serving suggestion

    It is delicious by itself.

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