Summer

Honey-glazed shrimp

July 26, 2012
Photo by James Ransom
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. —[email protected]

  • Serves 4 for a main, 8 for appetizer
Ingredients
  • 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
In This Recipe
Directions
  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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