Shrimp With Creamy Cilantro Sauce Recipe
- 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