UPC’s Lemongrass Shrimp
This morning was about as close to the idyllic summer morning as I can imagine. The sun was shining, the birds were out and singing. There were popcorn clouds in the otherwise bright blue sky. The water, and NYC beyond were glittering in the bright morning sun. And I missed my ferry by about 30 seconds. It was just too beautiful to pick up my pace, and I ended up missing my ferry as a result. And it was OK with me. Days like today are my reward for always choosing to be happy.
Lemongrass Shrimp; What you’ll need:
- 1lb Frozen Wild-Caught Shrimp
- 2 tablespoons Coconut Butter
- 2 tablespoons Coconut Oil
- 1/2 Lemongrass stalk, finely sliced
- Avocado and Cherry Tomatoes on the side
1. Put the shrimp in a pan on high, with the coconut oil and coconut butter. Cover and cook.
2. While the shrimp is cooking, slice the lemongrass stalk and add to the pan when ready.
3. After about 3 minutes of cooking, uncover the shrimp and let the liquid boil off completely, stirring regularly.
4. As the shrimp in the pan starts to sizzle, stir constantly until the shrimp starts to brown lightly. Serve immediately.
New Recipe Format:
So, as you may have noticed, I changed the way I am writing my recipes. I will probably continue to mess around a bit with the overall formatting, but I needed to fit my recipe format more to what people traditionally think of when they think of a recipe. Or maybe I don’t. Maybe what you all want to read is the “extra writing” that I normally add in each step of my recipe? Maybe that’s what makes me special? If you have an opinion, let me know! I’ve been blogging for a bit over 6 months now, so it’s a good time for me to take a look at what I am doing, and how I’m doing it to maximize my benefit, and yours.
Don’t get me wrong, I like my rambling! A 750-1000 word blog post is just right for me! What I really need to know is whether or not it’s also just right for you readers. Which leads me to my next topic:
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