- Shrimp 15
- Orange 1
- Powdered ginger 1 teaspoon
- Extra-virgin olive oil 4 tablespoons
- Salt as much as is needed • 1 kcal
- Pepper as much as is needed
Shrimp au gratin are a simple but equally impressive fish dish, the refined and fragrant alternative to the classic baked shrimp recipe. This is a variety of crustacean that requires very fast cooking; you just need to carefully clean them and then flavor them with a marinade based on orange juice and powdered ginger and then passed in a crunchy breading. Thanks to the quick baking in the oven, you will obtain a soft, juicy dish with an irresistible crust, perfect to serve them as an appetizer or second course. So let’s find out how to prepare the shrimp au gratin by following our recipe step by step.
How to make Shrimp au Gratin
Clean the shrimps; remove the carapace, leaving the head and tail attached; and, with the help of a wooden toothpick, remove the dark filament of the intestine (1).
Prepare the marinade by mixing the extra-virgin olive oil with the orange juice and powdered ginger (2).
Pour the marinade over the shrimps (3), cover them and leave them to flavor for at least 30 minutes in the refrigerator. After the marinating time will be elapsed, transfer the shrimps to a large pan.
Prepare the breading; mix the breadcrumbs with the extra-virgin olive oil and a little chopped parsley (4).
Spread the breading on the shrimps (5) and bake at 200 degrees C for about 10 minutes.
After cooking time will be elapsed, take the shrimps out of the oven (6) and season with a pinch of salt and pepper.
Gently transfer the shrimps to a serving dish and serve very hot (7).
How to store Shrimp au Gratin
Shrimps au gratin can be preserved in the refrigerator, in a special airtight container, for a maximum of 1-2 days.