Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Cooking frenzy

Saving up these recipes for later use. Bear with me.

(This looks mighty fine. And it's not that hard to make! )

Nutella Hot Chocolate

1 serving
1 cup milk (I use skim)
2 1/2 Tbsp Nutella
1 Tbsp Cocoa
Tiny pinch of salt

In a small sauce pan over medium heat, whisk all ingredients together until well blended and hot.
Pour in a cup and top with homemade whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

Homemade whipped cream
1 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
2 Tbsp Sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Lemon and garlic shrimp
  • 3/4 lb peeled and deveined shrimp
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice (juice from 1/2 lemon)
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse Kosher salt
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • tablespoon butter
  1. Place all of the ingredients except for the butter in a bowl.
  2. Let marinade for 15 minutes, stiring occasionally.
  3. In a medium skillet over medium heat melt the butter.
  4. Add the shrimp and cook for 2 minutes per side.
  5. Sprinkle with a pinch more of Kosher salt.
  6. Serve.

Got these from Usually I go to and during a sudden late-night hunger strike but their recipes require some ingredients that doesn't lay around the kitchen that often.
Anyway, looking forward to making these soon, inshaallah!