Catalan Food & Wine & Houston Back when chef Chris Shepherd and his wife, Rocio Gonzalez, were dating, she used to fix him these outrageously good Spanish shrimp, which are served in a chile-spiced garlic butter.
NYT Cooking: Scampi are tiny, lobster-like crustaceans with pale pink shells (also called langoustines). Italian cooks in the United States swapped shrimp for scampi, but kept both names. Thus the dish was born, along with inevitable variations.
Roasted Shrimp with Rosemary & Thyme -- by Bruce Weinstein Scarbrough @ Fine Cooking. This hands-off dish delivers amazing flavor for very little effort. Roasted in an herb-infused oil, the shrimp turn golden-pink, tender and fragrant in just 10 minutes.
Creole Shrimp with Garlic and Lemon - Eco-minded chefs are cooking with wild American shrimp, but not just for ethical reasons. As Tory McPhail of Commander's Palace in New Orleans says, "They taste cleaner and crisper, since they swim in the tides.
The big, bold Southwestern flavors in this shrimp seasoning& include pure ancho chile powder, smoked paprika, cumin and brown sugar& Bobby Flay's style. The seasoning mix would also be terrific on pork chops or beef tenderloin. Plus: F&W's Grilling Guide