Shrimp in Roasted Pepper Sauce

Shrimp in Roasted Pepper Sauce
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This Shrimp in Roasted Pepper Sauce is lip smacking good! Sweet roasted bell pepper paired with cream and Parmesan cheese create a very unique and delicious sauce.
Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
  • 1 lb. peeled deveined shrimps
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • ½ tbsp. paprika
  • ½ tsp. red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 12 oz. jar of roasted peppers
  • ¾ cup Half and Half or heavy cream
  • ¾ cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • salt to taste
  • chopped parsley to garnish
  1. Place the roasted peppers together with the liquid from the jar into a blender or smoothie cup and process until smooth.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the shrimps, paprika, and red pepper flakes. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  3. Turn the heat to low and add garlic and salt. Cook for 1 minute and remove the shrimps from the skillet.
  4. To the same skillet, add the roasted pepper puree. Turn the heat to medium and cook it for about 7-10 minutes, until most of the liquid evaporates.
  5. Add the Half & Half and Parmesan. Stir and bring to a gentle simmer.
  6. Return the shrimps to the skillet. Mix everything well and cook for 1-2 minutes, just to heat the shrimp back up. Garnish with chopped parsley and Parmesan.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 4 Calories: 255


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