With the weather warming up across the nation many people are getting in an “Edisto state of mind” right now. That typically means endless weekends on the water, walking around in flip flops, cooling off on a hammock, and, of course, coming to Edisto for an unforgettable vacation filled with good times and good food. It’s unfortunate given current circumstances, this remains mostly at home, but we wanted to bring a little bit of Edisto straight to you. So, we’ll be sending out some recipes for you to try at home for now.
Edisto shrimp are some of the best anywhere. They’re locally caught and provide vacationers with a fresh dinner straight from the ocean. Peel-and-eat shrimp are always good, but for vacationers looking for a little kick with their meals, this recipe is sure to fit the bill.
Spicy Beach Shrimp
Spicy Beach Shrimp calls for the following:
1 pound of shrimp peeled
1 stick of butter
1 tablespoon of minced garlic
Half a teaspoon of rosemary
Half a teaspoon of oregano
One teaspoon of cayenne pepper
Half a teaspoon of ground black pepper
Half a teaspoon of thyme
Quarter cup of white wine
Melt the butter along with the spices in a skillet. Add in shrimp and cook until pink. Make sure the shrimp are nicely coated with the mixture of butter, spices, etc. Serve along with baked French bread to sop up the juices.
Make it a complete meal by serving it alongside sliced Edisto tomatoes, cucumbers, and sweet onions covered with half a cup of Italian dressing and mixed with Feta cheese and black olives.