Texas Roadhouse comes to the morning show to offer Lent meal alternatives

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Lent began on Wednesday, February 10 and for the seven consecutive Fridays after, folks will be looking for tasty seafood dishes. Although they're known for the ribs and steaks, Texas Roadhouse has some great fish recipes, too.

Today,  Chef Tom is coming on the show to demonstrate these delicious alternatives, like the kabobs and traditional grilled shrimp with a butter sauce.

Make sure to tune in for the demonstration, and to try this recipe out at home:

Legendary Grilled Shrimp at home

Tools
Skewers (metal or wood)
Griddle or non-stick pan
Tongs
Ladle
Seasoning shaker
Gloves

Preparation:

Try these options or create your own seasoning:
1. Old Bay
2. Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Onion Powder

Compound Butter:
1. Lemon Pepper Butter (fresh lemon juice, black pepper and whipped butter)
2. Garlic Butter (chopped garlic, onion powder and whipped butter)

Step 1 – Prepare Shrimp

• If using frozen shrimp, thaw them first.
• Using desired size shrimp, place them on a flat surface with tails facing the same direction
• Run skewer through each shrimp ensuring they are as flat as possible and slightly separated (This will ensure even cooking)
• Once all shrimp are skewered, season the shrimp evenly using a shaker (This will ensure even seasoning and flavor)

Step 2 – Cook Shrimp

• Place ½ of melted butter per skewer on griddle or non-stick pan
• Place skewered shrimp on griddle (repeat for each skewer)
• Cook for approximately 2 minutes
• Using tongs turn all skewers over
• Once turned ladle ½ oz compound butter over each skewer
• Cook for approximately another 2 minutes or until shrimp are done (shrimp should be firm and slightly white in color; not translucent)

Step 3 – Serve Shrimp

• Place skewered cooked shrimp on a serving platter or individual plate(s).
• Serve with a lemon wedge and ramekin of melted compound butter (for dipping)