Wild Shrimp & Charred Scallion

Wild caught shrimp from the Gulf is the most sustainable and gives your dish the best quality seafood available. Serve as a light appetizer with charred scallions and the robust aroma of our sweet smoked paprika.


  • FOR THE SHRIMP  ·   
  • Wild Caught Shrimp, peeled and deveined  ·  1 pound 
  • bunches of scallions  ·  2 
  • olive oil  ·  2 tablespoons 
  • salt  ·  1 teaspoon 
  • black pepper  ·  1 teaspoon 
  • roasted red peppers, drained and rinsed  ·  16 ounces 
  • cloves peeled garlic  ·  3 
  • toasted hazelnuts  ·  1/2 cup 
  • toasted almonds  ·  1/2 cup 
  • honey  ·  3 tablespoons 
  • Herbie's Hot Paprika  ·  1 tablespoon 
  • Herbie's Smoked Sweet Paprika  ·  1 tablespoon 
  • salt  ·  2 teaspoons 
  • extra virgin olive oil  ·  1/2 cup 


For Charred Scallions

  • Preheat grill to 400 degrees.
  • Toss scallions with 2 tablespoons of olive oil and salt and pepper.
  • Grill scallions until slightly charred, flipping after 3-5 minutes.
  • After scallions cool, chop and reserve in serving bowl.

For Shrimp

  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
  • Add shrimp and bring to a simmer, and gently poach 5 minutes until shrimp have just turned opaque.
  • Place in a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

For Romesco

  • Place the rest of the ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree 2-3 minutes until all ingredients are smooth.
  • Transfer to serving bowl or plate.

Spice Notice

You may order the Herbie's spice for this recipe by clicking the spice reference on this page which will take you to the individual spice product.

You can always call us on 707-433-1500 or email us. We will deliver it directly to you via USPS, usually within a few days.

You may also substitute generic spices. The contents of each Herbies spice mix are always listed within the spice product, in descending order by weight.

Herbie's spices are fresh, natural, never contain any artificial ingredients or fillers, never contain any animal or fish products so are suitable for gluten free, vegetarian, vegan, halal and kosher dishes.

Paprika Hot

Paprika Hot

Hot Paprika is like a very mild chilli powder and is a good substitute for chilli for those who do not like their food too hot.

Paprika Smoked (Sweet)

Paprika Smoked (Sweet)

Paprika "Pimenton" smoked by a natural process in the La Vera region of Spain, highly aromatic & sweet.