Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce Recipe

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Submitted by sailingchef

Makes 6 servings



Cooking time for the shrimp depends on the size. Small Maine shrimp may require only 30 seconds; jumbo shrimp may require 5 minutes. Serve over couscous moistened with a little olive oil. Adopted from Arabesque.

Recipe Ingredients for Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce

1 lb shrimp
1 onion, chopped
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
15 1/2 oz can diced tomatoes, drained and rinsed
1/2 tsp ground ginger
1 pinch of saffron (optional)
1 pinch of cayenne
2 tbsp parsley, chopped
1 tbsp coriander, chopped

Recipe Directions for Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce

  1. Shell and devein the shrimp.

  2. In a large skillet, saute the onion in the oil until it begins fo color. Add the garlic and cook until the aroma rises. Add the tomatoes, ginger, saffron, cayenne,and cook for about 20 minutes over medium-low heat, until the sauce is reduced, stirring occasionally.

  3. Add the shrimp and cook from a minute to 5 minutes, depending on size -- just until they turn pink. Stir in the chopped coriander and parsley at the end, and serve.

Categories

Seafood, Tomatoes, Main Dish, Moroccan

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 174.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
139
Calories from Fat
48
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
5.3g
8%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
147mg
49%
Sodium
317mg
13%
Potassium
179mg
5%
Total Carbohydrates
5.7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
1.5g
6%
Sugars
3.1g
Protein
16.7g
Vitamin A 12% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 5% Iron 15%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • High in iron
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B12
  • High in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in cholesterol
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