Garlicky Broiled Shrimp

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2022, America's Test Kitchen TV

For tender, succulent, spotty-brown shrimp, let your broiler do the work.

SERVES 4 as a main course or 6 as an appetizer

TIME 30 minutes

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

The broiler's direct, intense heat is great for browning, but shrimp are so small that it's hard to get color on them before they overcook. We started by briefly salting the shrimp so that they retained moisture even as they were cooked und...

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