Any time you are cooking a recipe, no matter what the dish is, most of the time it will ask you to use garlic as one of the ingredients. Garlic is extremely versatile and one of the best-tasting food ingredients us humans love to cook with.If you don’t like having to peel and dice up garlic all the time, using crushed garlic in Australia can save you a lot of prep time without compromising the flavour of the dish.
Here are some delicious and quick recipes you can cook with a dollop or two of delicious crushed garlic!
Garlic butter shrimp
- • Lemon (the juice) x 1
- • Unsalted butter x 1 stick
- • Crushed garlic x 3 tablespoons
- • Medium shrimp x 630 grams
- • Unsalted chicken stock x 1/4 cup
- Peel and devein then shrimp. Then add two tablespoons of the butter and melt in a large frying panon medium heat.
- Add in the shrimp and stir frequently until the shrimp turns pink.Take off the heat and then set aside.
- Add the crushedgarlic into the frying panand stir for one minute until fragrant.
- Mix in the chicken stock with the lemon juice and bring to a boil.
- Reduce the heat and simmer for two minutes until it has reduced by half minutes.
- Add in the rest of the butter and when melted, stir in the shrimp until completely coated.
Garlic & rosemary roasted almonds
• Paprika x½ teaspoon
• Raw almonds x 3 cups
• Crushed garlic x 2 tablespoons
• Extra virgin olive oil x 3 tablespoons
• Rosemary (fresh) x ¼ cup
- Pre-heat your oven to 200°C.
- Grab a bowl and mix together the olive oil, almonds and a pinch of salt.
- Add the crushed garlic and the rosemary to the almond mixture and mix until coated.
- Then combine everything together.
- Spread out the mixture into a single layer on a bakingtray and bake for 20 minutes, giving it a stir after 10 minutes.
Roasted garlic soup
- Thyme x 3 sprigs
- Garlic x 2 cloves
- Butter x 2 tablespoons
- Olive oil x 3 tablespoons
- Medium onion (diced) x ½
- Sherry vinegar x 2 tablespoons
- Can of tomatoes (just the liquid) x 1 can
- Add the garlic into a baking dish. Coat them with the olive oil and a pinch of salt and pepper.
- Fill with a thin layer of water at the bottom of the baking dish and roast the garlic in an oven at 180°C for about 45 to 55 minutes. Once done, cool the garlic before peeling.
- Melt the butter on medium heat in a large pot and add the thyme and diced onions until the onions turn translucent.
- Add half the sherry vinegar, garlic, tomato liquid and water and simmer while covered for 20 minutes.
- Once cooled, puree in a blender then heat back up and serve.
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