This appetizer is one that we've been making for years and years. It's always been a hit with both family and friends and almost always sits on the buffet table. It's buttery and then crunchy from the almonds and garlicky from the...Garlic! —inpatskitchen
many as a appetizer
6 to 8
cloves minced garlic
2 1/2 pounds peeled and deveined shrimp (I used 16/20s from the Gulf of Mexico) )
instant flour (Wondra)- (you may need a little more)
2 to 3 tablespoons
fresh lemon juice
Approximately 1 ounce sliced almonds plus a few more for garnish
I think I get my love for food and cooking from my mom, who was an amazing cook. She would start baking and freezing a month before Christmas in order to host our huge open house on Christmas afternoon. I watched and I learned...to this day I try not to procrastinate when it comes to entertaining.
My cooking style is pretty much all over the place, although I'm definitely partial to Greek and Italian cuisine. Oh yes, throw a little Cajun in there too!