Romesco Inspired Shrimp

DID YOU KNOW…that shrimp are an excellent source of the trace mineral "selenium"? Numerous scientific studies have found that selenium causes DNA repair and synthesis in damaged cells. Not only that, but it actively helps to curb the growth of cancer cells, and even causes them to self-destruct. For a great scientific article about the health benefits of shrimp, just click here.

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Gilda suggests: "Numerous scientific studies have found that selenium causes DNA repair and synthesis in damaged cells. Not only that, but it actively helps to curb the growth of cancer cells, and even causes them to self-destruct. "

Romesco Inspired Shrimp 

Romesco (Catalan pronunciation: [ruˈmɛsku]) Inspired Shrimp is a tomato-based sauce that originated from TarragonaCatalonia. The fishermen in this area made this sauce to be eaten with fish.

  • 8 sundried tomatoes in olive oil

  • 1 head of garlic chopped fine

  • 2+ Tablespoons vinegar (sherry vinegar or red wine vinegar)

  • 25 raw, peeled and untoasted hazelnuts

  • 25 raw, peeled and untoasted almonds

  • 1 cup extra virgin olive oil.

Instructions

  1. Roast the nuts on a baking sheet for about 5 minutes, moving them around every couple of minutes (keep a close eye on them-- stop when they're golden and fragrant and do not let them burn!) allow to cool.

  2. When the nuts are at room temperature mix everything (the tomatoes, garlic vinegar, roasted nuts, and olive oil) together in a blender until uniform (not too smooth)

  3. Add more vinegar, salt, or cayenne (if you wish) to taste.

Enjoy the sauce as a complement to steamed or poached shrimp.

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