Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce







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The jalapeno pepper gives a spicy kick to this shrimp dish. Make sure you discard the hot pepper's seeds if you don't want to make it too hot!

Nutritional Chart

Calories: 290 kCal / serving

  • Proteins:
  • Fats:
  • Carbs:
  • 25 g
  • 18 g
  • 9 g

Ingredients Needed for Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce

2 tablespoons of butter
1 onion, chopped
1 celery stick, thinly sliced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
5 mushrooms, sliced
1 cup canned tomatoes
1 cup heavy cream
1 pound shrimp
1 jalapeno, seeded and finely chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon fresh basil leaves, chopped

How to Make Shrimp in Spicy Tomato Sauce

  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the onion, celery, bell pepper, and mushrooms. Stir and cook until soft, about 4 minutes.
  3. Add the canned tomatoes, reduce the heat and simmer about 5 minutes, until the sauce thickens slightly.
  4. Add the heavy cream, shrimp, jalapeno, and lemon juice. Stir and simmer for 7 minutes.
  5. Add fresh basil, salt, and pepper to taste.

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