Shrimps With Tarragon Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time8 Min
Ready In13 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Jumbo shrimps1 Pound, shelled, but with the tails left on
 Oil1 Tablespoon
 Chopped scallions2 Tablespoon
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), finely chopped
 Tarragon1⁄2 Teaspoon
 White vermouth1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 116 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 4 g5.9%

Saturated Fat 0.58 g2.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 114.9 mg

Sodium 180.5 mg7.5%

Total Carbohydrates 2 g0.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.18 g0.74%

Sugars 0.4 g

Protein 16 g31.2%

Vitamin A 4.1% Vitamin C 4.9%

Calcium 5.1% Iron 11.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1)De-vein the shrimps.
2) Slice the shrimp lengthwise in half without cutting the tail.

3) Place a ceramic plate or a skillet on the highest heat setting for 4 minutes.
4) Add oil.
5) Add scallions and fry lightly. Add garlic, tarragon and white vermouth and continue stirring for 1 minute till cooked or slightly sauteed.
6) Add the shrimp, and stirr for 3 minutes turning them around.
7) Also turn the ceramic plate one quarter of a round so that the shrimp is cooked eveningly.
8) Sprinkly with salt and pepper as desired. Serve hot.

9) Insert toothpicks to ease picking up the shrimp.
10) Slice lemon wedges and place on the side. A light squeeze of lemon juice may add flavour.