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Rosemary Fennel Shrimp

Unique and distinctive seafood appetizer with aromatic rosemary and a light licorice flavor of fennel seed.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword Fennel Shrimp, Shrimp and Fennel
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 179kcal
Author Heather



  • 2 tbsp sea salt
  • 1- 1 1/4 lb raw jumbo shrimp
  • juice of 1-2 lemons
  • 4-5 ice cubes
  • cold water


  • 1/4 olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves *minced or crushed
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seed *ground
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried rosemary *ground
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 lemon *cut into wedges
  • garnish with Italian parsley *optional *optional


  • For the Brine- Fill a large bowl halfway with cold water. Add 2 tbsp sea salt and the juice of 1-2 lemons . Add the shrimp and a few ice cubes to water. Defrost in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours. Drain, peel and devein shrimp.
  • For the Shrimp- Preheat oven to 350℉. In a medium size bowl combine oil, garlic, rosemary, fennel and salt. Add in shrimp and toss well. Place in a single layer in a medium size frying pan. Bake at 350℉ for 12-15 mins or until shrimp turn from grey to a white/pink color.
  • Garnish with fresh squeezed lemon slices and Italian (flat leaf) parsley.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*


Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 35g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 429mg | Sodium: 3842mg | Potassium: 161mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 9IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 259mg | Iron: 4mg