Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp

1
Lynn Dine

By
@diner524

The tang of citrus gives wonderful flavor to this special shrimp recipe. It calls for the refrigerated, fresher, fettucine but could substitute 4 1/2 ounces of the boxed dry type of fettucine. This is a recipe from the "Land O Lakes" website.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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    1 lime
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    1 medium orange
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    6 tablespoons butter
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    1⁄4 cup green onion, chopped
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    3⁄4 teaspoon ground cumin
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    1⁄4 teaspoon red pepper sauce
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    1 lb medium fresh raw shrimp, peeled and deveined (31 to 35 count)
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    1⁄4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
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    9 ounces fettuccine pasta, cooked (package refrigerated)

How to Make Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp

Step-by-Step

  1. Remove zest of lime and orange using citrus zester or fine grater. Juice lime; reserve 2 tablespoons juice. Juice orange; reserve juice.
  2. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add green onions, cumin and pepper sauce. Cook over medium-high heat until onions are softened (1 to 2 minutes). Add shrimp; continue cooking until shrimp turn pink (2 to 3 minutes). Remove shrimp; set aside.
  3. Increase heat to high. Add reserved lime juice and orange juice to same skillet. Cook until mixture is reduced to 1/3 cup (4 to 5 minutes). Remove from heat. Stir in remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir in lime and orange zest and cilantro. Add shrimp; stir to coat.
  4. To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over hot cooked fettuccine.

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About Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp

Course/Dish: Pasta Seafood
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: American




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