Breakfast Shrimp for Supper Recipe

  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 2 small onions, chopped (about 1 1/4 cups)
  • 4 tablespoons thinly sliced green onion or scallion
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined (see Note)
  • 1/2 cup water
  1. Heat the butter in a heavy skillet until hot and foaming. Add the onion, scallion, garlic, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Stir well, and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Add the shrimp and cook for 1 minute, stirring often. Pour in the water, and simmer gently for 2-3 minutes, just until the shrimp are cooked through. Taste carefully for seasoning, adding more salt and freshly ground black pepper as needed. Serve hot over plain rice.