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Tuscan Butter Shrimp Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Andrea Cooper/delish

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
1 lb. shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed
Kosher salt
Freshly ground pepper
3 tbsp. butter
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 1/2 c halved cherry tomatoes
3 c. baby spinach
1/2 c. heavy cream
1/4 c. freshly grated Parmesan
1/4 c. basil, thinly sliced
1 tbsp lemon juice

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, heat oil. Season shrimp all over with salt and pepper. When oil is shimmering but not smoking, add shrimp and sear until underside is golden, about 2 mins. Then flip until opaque. Remove from skillet and set aside.
2. Reduce heat to medium and add butter. When bitter has melted, stir in garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add cherry tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Cook until tomatoes are beginning to burst then add spinach and cook until spinach is beginning to wilt.
3. Stir in heavy cream, parmesan and basil and bring mixture to a simmer. Reduce heat to low and simmer until sauce is slightly reduced, about 3 minutes.
4. Return shrimp to skillet and stir to combine. Cook until shrimp is heated through, garnish with more herbs and squeeze lemon on top before serving.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I make this dish for 1, so I cut all the ingredients to approx. 1/4 of what is listed above.

 

 

 

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