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HONEY-CAPER SHRIMP ATOP SPINACH WITH RAISINS

   Ingredients for the Shrimp:
  • 1 pound Texas shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 3 T. capers
  • 2 T. liquid from the caper jar
  • ½ cup Texas honey
  • 2 T. dry sherry
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup olive oil
Ingredients for the Spinach:
  • ½ cup golden raisins
  • ½ cup Texas white wine
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 Piquillo peppers, julienned
  • 12 ounces Texas spinach leaves
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

        

Directions: Soak the raisins in the wine for several hours.Heat the oil in a large sauté pan on medium-heat; add the garlic and Piquillos and sauté for 2 minutes. Next add the raisins and wine along with the spinach.  Cook for about 3 minutes, until the spinach is just wilted. Finally, toss with almonds and season with salt and pepper.

Created by Chef Michael H. Flores

 




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