Honey-glazed shrimp

By • July 26, 2012 • 3 Comments



Author Notes: This is a recipe based on a 2500 year old document called The Banquet of Philoxenus that was translated in The Classical Cookbook by Sally Grainger.deana@lostpastremembered

Serves 4 for a main, 8 for appetizer

  • 1 pound shrimp, shelled
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon fresh oregano or marjoram, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  1. Combine the oil, fish sauce and honey
  2. Cook the shrimp in the oil, fish sauce and honey until done
  3. Remove the shrimp and reduce the sauce by half.
  4. Sprinkle on the herb and pepper and pour over the reserved shrimp
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Frank_ps_lr

almost 2 years ago Frank Ball

What cabbage salad, Deana?

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almost 2 years ago walkie74

..oh wow. I think I just found the perfect birthday dinner for me and the hubby.

Me_2b

almost 2 years ago deana@lostpastremembered

Glad you liked the recipe... remarkably modern, isn't it. The cabbage salad is delicious too! Those greeks really knew how to eat!