By: EatingWell User
I read the recipe and was confused at step 3. It says to Transfer the shrimp to a plate. It goes on to say, Add [other ingredients] to the pan and stir until the cheese begins to melt [.] In step 3 it says to serve the shrimp over the fennel mixture. My question was: what do I do with the lemon juice/pepper/feta? Since in step 2 the shrimp are placed on top of the fennel mixture, and since the rest of the instruction doesn't mention adding the remaining ingredients to the fennel mixture, I didn't know whether, when the shrimp are removed, so is the rest of the fennel mixture, or whether you remove ONLY the shrimp. Looking at the photo, it appears you remove ONLY the shrimp and add the remaining ingredients (lemon juice/pepper/feta) to the fennel mixture. It appears the shrimp merely steam over the fennel mixture and then are removed leaving everything else in the pan. When the shrimp are almost done (don't overcook -- they will continue to cook after removal due to carryover cooking), remove them (keep warm in foil) and proceed adding the remaining ingredients. When the cheese begins to melt, plate the cheesy-fennel mixture and top with shrimp. Sorry if this is obvious, but I cook a LOT and, but for the photo, could not tell what the instructions meant.