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Shrimp With Creamy Cilantro Sauce Recipe

Erica Dinho
5 from 15 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 546 kcal


  • 4 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 pound shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup of fresh cilantro
  • 3 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.


Calories: 546kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 31gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 28gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0.01gCholesterol: 331mgSodium: 767mgPotassium: 576mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 2270IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 209mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Shrimp
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