Savory Zesty Shrimp

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds 21/25 count wild Gulf of Mexico shrimp, cleaned and thawed

  • 2 cups orange or red sweet peppers, chopped

  • 2 cups sweet onions, chopped

  • 1 cup poblano peppers, chopped

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon fresh garlic, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste

  • 1/2 cup white wine

  • 1 tablespoon worcestershire sauce

  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • 2 teaspoons black pepper

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 cup scallions, sliced for garnish

  • 1 tablespoon hot sauce to taste

Directions

  • Heat olive oil, saute peppers and onions about 3-5 minutes until tender, add garlic, saute 30 seconds. Add tomato paste, cook for 1-2 minutes until darkened in color. Add wine, worcestershire, salt and pepper, bring to a boil. Add cream, lower temperature to simmer and add shrimp. Cook until pink about 5 minutes. Add hot sauce.

  • Serve hot over cheese grits and garnish with scallions.

  • Serves 4 to 6 people. Enjoy!

Dirk FucikCrustaceans