Thursday, April 25, 2013
Bite with Belkys: Shrimp Solita from SoLita Italian Restaurant
Get ready to plan your next get together. A local chef is showing us how to make a shrimp dish that's great to share with family and friends. Let's grab a Bite with Belkys.
The Restaurant: SoLita Italian Restaurant
The Dish: Shrimp SoLita
1/2 pound of shrimp, peeled and deveined
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
1/2 tsp. of crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 cup of all purpose flour
extra virgin olive oil, as needed
2 Tb.s of garlic, sliced
1 small can of roasted red pepper (6 slices)
2 sprigs of fresh rosemary
basil pesto (garnish)
Method of Preparation:
-Start by seasoning the shrimp with salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Then, add a little water and mix it all together.
-Next, toss the shrimp in all purpose flour.
-Cook the shrimp in a hot pan with oil. Then, place them over paper towels to soak up any excess oil.
-After, in a hot pan with extra virgin olive oil sauté garlic, roasted red peppers and fresh rosemary. Toss the cooked shrimp in this coating. Finish with a pinch of salt.
You can serve the Shrimp SoLita with a little basil pesto and a side of tartar sauce. You can also toss it with pasta.
Serving Suggestion: Sauvignon Blanc
Take a printed copy of the recipe to the restaurant and get the SoLita appetizer for half price. (Valid April 25, 2013 - May 25, 2013)
SoLita Italian Restaurant
1032 East Las Olas
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
Opens for dinner at 5pm.