The Mediterranean Restaurant and Bar in Houston serves this savory seafood dish. Fast and easy, it features a delightful blend of flavors. Try it with saffron-flavored rice and a simple green salad.
2 T. olive oil
1 lb. large shrimp, peeled, cleaned, and deveined
2-3 cayenne (or Thai) pepper, seeded
2-3 cloves garlic, chopped
1/4 c. chopped parsley
1/2 tsp. salt tomato slice (optional)
Sauté shrimp and peppers in hot olive oil in a large pan. As soon as shrimp turn white, stir in garlic, parsley, and salt. Sauté for about 3 minutes. Garnish with tomato and parsley, if desired, and serve hot.
From the March 1996 issue.