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Shrimp in Herbs Recipe

Shrimp in Herbs Recipe

Dressed up with two types of parsley and other herbs, this rich and elegant shrimp entree makes a special weeknight meal. The recipe comes from Iola Egle of Bella Vista, Arkansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Cook: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped fresh tomatoes
  • 1 tablespoon minced chives
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh tarragon or 1 teaspoon dried tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon dried chervil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cubed

Directions

  • 1. In a large nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray, cook shrimp in oil for 2 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the tomatoes and seasonings. Cook 3-5 minutes longer or until shrimp turn pink. Stir in butter until melted. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup equals 304 calories, 15 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 351 mg cholesterol, 894 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 37 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 2-1/2 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.