Recipe courtesy of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Panfried Spiced Shrimp

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
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1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 teaspoon fresh black pepper

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon paprika

8 ounces medium shrimp or prawns in the shell, washed

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 red jalapeno chile or small red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded and julienned

1 large scallion, trimmed and thinly sliced on the diagonal

1 garlic clove, thinly sliced

Juice of 1 lime


  1. Combine the salt, pepper, cumin and paprika in a bowl. Add the shrimp and toss to coat evenly. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Saute the shrimp 1 to 2 minutes. Toss in the jalapeno or bell pepper, scallion and garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Remove from the heat, stir in the lime juice and serve.