Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Recipe

Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp Recipe

How To Make Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp

Unleash an explosion of flavors with this Tuscan shrimp dish made flavorful with spinach, cheese, parsley, and herbs to achieve that Italian taste.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspsalted butter
  • 6clovesgarlic,finely diced
  • 1lbshrimp
  • 1smallyellow onion,diced
  • ½cupwhite wine,optional
  • 5ozjarred sun dried tomato strips in oil,king
  • cupshalf and half
  • salt and pepper,to taste
  • 3cupsbaby spinach leaves,washed
  • cupfresh grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1tspcornstarch
  • 2tspdried Italian herbs
  • 1tbspfresh parsley,chopped

Instructions

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Melt the butter and add in the garlic and fry until fragrant.

  2. Add in the shrimp and fry two minutes on each side, until just cooked through and pink. Transfer to a bowl; set aside.

  3. Fry the onion in the butter remaining in the skillet. Pour in the white wine, and allow to reduce to half, while scraping any bits off of the bottom of the pan.

  4. Add the sun dried tomatoes and fry for 1 to 2 minutes to release their flavours.

  5. Reduce heat to low-medium heat, add the half and half and bring to a gentle simmer, while stirring occasionally. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.

  6. Add in the spinach leaves and allow to wilt in the sauce, and add in the parmesan cheese. Allow sauce to simmer for a further minute until cheese melts through the sauce.

  7. Add the shrimp back into the pan; sprinkle with the herbs and parsley, and stir through.

  8. Serve over pasta, rice or steamed vegetables.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 725.89kcal
  • Fat: 61.07g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.24g
  • Trans Fat: 0.39g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 29.52g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 11.16g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.20g
  • Fiber: 1.04g
  • Sugar: 5.88g
  • Protein: 28.39g
  • Cholesterol: 214.17mg
  • Sodium: 1081.86mg
  • Calcium: 505.19mg
  • Potassium: 419.81mg
  • Iron: 1.69mg
  • Vitamin A: 304.21µg
  • Vitamin C: 7.27mg
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