Shrimp with Roasted Red Peppers

Carolyn Haas


Shrimp goes well with so many things - this version uses roasted red peppers. Blanched broccoli or pea pods would be a tasty addition. If using pre-cooked shrimp, add at the very end, just so they're heated and not rubbery.


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5 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 lb
    raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil or grapeseed oil
  • 1/2 medium
    onion, minced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 pinch
    red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 6 oz
    roasted red pepper
  • 1/4 c
    dry white wine
  • 1/4 c
    half and half
  • 2 Tbsp
    snipped fresh basil (use 2 teaspoons if dried)
  • 1/3 c
    shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 c
    brown rice, cooked
  • ·
    salt and pepper, to taste
  • ·
    chives or green onion tops, chopped, for garnish

How to Make Shrimp with Roasted Red Peppers


  1. Thaw shrimp if frozen, then rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes or just until onion is tender, add garlic and cook for 1 more minute. Add shrimp and crushed red pepper; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add roasted peppers and wine.
  3. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, about 2 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, stirring occasionally. Stir in cream. heat, but not to boiling; reduce heat and simmer gently, uncovered, for 1 minute. Stir in basil, add salt and pepper, to taste.
  4. Serve shrimp mixture and cheese over hot cooked rice. Garnish with chives.

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About Shrimp with Roasted Red Peppers

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

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