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Shrimp With Creamy Cilantro Sauce

Erica Dinho
5 from 14 votes
Servings 4 to servings


  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 lb. shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup of fresh cilantro
  • 2 scallions chopped
  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a pan over medium heat, warm the oil. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring, until just pink, about 4 minutes. Transfer to a plate.
  • Return the pan to medium heat. Add the garlic, cumin and pepper flakes and sauté until soft, about 30 seconds. Place the cilantro, scallions and cream in a blender and blend until well combined.
  • Add the sauce to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Return the shrimp to the pan and toss to coat with the sauce. Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
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