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Jumbo Prawns and Balsamic-Orange Onion

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Absolutely gob-smacked deeeeeelish!!

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L@@k at the size of those prawns … JUMBO!!!

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Clean prawns by trimming head & tail … peel shell away from middle section and leave trimmed head & tail on

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the misc-en-place … clockwise from top-left … orange juice, sliced onions, sliced scallion greens, cleaned jumbo prawns, grated orange zest, chopped fresh rosemary

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.. the core ingredient … Balsamic vinegar

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Toss onions, oil and salt in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan until coated

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Stir in orange zest, orange juice, vinegar, rosemary and crushed red pepper

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Stir in shrimp and bake until cooked through …. I added in the vegetable of asparagus & snow peas at the last moment

RECIPE

Ingredients :

2 large sweet onions, sliced

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1 teaspoon freshly grated orange zest

Juice of 1 orange

2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh rosemary

Pinch of crushed red pepper

12 raw shrimp, (6-8 per pound), peeled and deveined

1/4 cup sliced scallion greens

Method :

  •  Preheat oven to 400°F
  •  Toss onions, oil and salt in a 9 x 13-inch baking pan until coated .. cover with foil …bake until softened and juicy, about 45 minutes
  •  Remove foil, stir and continue baking, uncovered, until the onions around the edges of the pan are lightly golden, 25 to 30 minutes
  •  Stir in orange zest, orange juice, vinegar, rosemary and crushed red pepper …bake until most of the liquid has evaporated, about 30 minutes
  •  Stir in shrimp and bake until cooked through, 20 to 25 minutes …stir in scallion greens and serve up!

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