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Texas Sweet Brown Shrimp

Texas Sweet Brown Shrimp

It's shrimp season! Texas sweet brown shrimp recipe from Chef Shawn Cirkiel of Olive & June and restaurant in Austin, Texas. Click Here to watch the video of the dish being prepared by the chef himself.
Course Entrées


  • 1 lb # Texas Sweet Shrimp cleaned
  • 1 Whole Grilled eggplant (6 slices)
  • 1 Pt Charred Sweet Texas Tomatoes
  • 1 T Sliced Garlic
  • 1 T Sliced Shallots
  • 1 T capers drained
  • 1 T Calabrese Pepper sliced
  • 4 slices Crusty Bread sliced & grilled
  • ¼ C white wine
  • ½ C extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ea lemon for zest
  • Salt & Pepper to taste


  • Grill or Sear bread and eggplant reserving for service.
  • Char tomatoes over high heat and reserve.
  • Pre-heat skillet or pan with half of oil. Once hot place eggplant & Shrimp in pan and turn down heat.
  • After first side is cooked, flip shrimp, and eggplant. Start adding garlic, shallots, capers, peppers, & tomatoes. Deglaze with wine and let alcohol cook off.
  • Add zest & remaining oil and pour over grilled bread. Season to taste and enjoy.


Recipe courtesy of Olive & June.
Keyword brown shrimp, Chef Shawn Cirkiel, Olive & June, shrimp, Texas Sweet Brown Shrimp
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