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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. 
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SHRIMP IN ROASTED PEPPER SAUCE

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. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: shrimp with roasted peppers
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 255kcal
Author: Tania Sheff

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. peeled deveined shrimps
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 tbsp. paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 12 oz. jar of roasted peppers
  • 3/4 cup Half and Half or heavy cream
  • 3/4 cup Parmesan cheese shredded
  • salt to taste
  • chopped parsley to garnish

Instructions

  • Place the roasted peppers together with the liquid from the jar into a blender or smoothie cup and process until smooth.
  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat. Add the shrimps, paprika, and red pepper flakes. Cook for about 5 minutes.
  • Turn the heat to low and add garlic and salt. Cook for 1 minute and remove the shrimps from the skillet.
  • 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.
  • Add the Half & Half and Parmesan. Stir and bring to a gentle simmer.
  • 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.

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Nutrition

Calories: 255kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1736mg | Potassium: 467mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 2250IU | Vitamin C: 51mg | Calcium: 349mg | Iron: 2.4mg