Plumped Ginger-Caramel Shrimp

Serves 4 generously
 
If there is one recipe in this book that is guaranteed to have your family moaning with gratitude, this is it. After eating these shrimp, a five-year-old has been known to say, “Wow, Mom, thanks!” And they’ve driven a grown woman to shamelessly lick her plate—in front of everyone. Our only caution is follow the directions to the letter. There is a fine line between caramelization and cremation.

Brine

Sauté

Variation

Shrimp Stir-Fry with Chickpeas and Greens
Cook to Cook

FROM THE SPLENDID TABLE’S HOW TO EAT SUPPER BY LYNNE ROSSETTO KASPER AND SALLY SWIFT