Creamy Vodka Lime Shrimps
Creamy Vodka Lime Shrimps made with plump shrimps cooked in a delectable vodka sauce. It's amazing over rice, pasta or sopped up with crusty bread rolls.
Servings 4 Servings
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- 2 shallots, peeled and finely chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
- 2 pounds shrimps, peeled, deveined, leaving tail intact
- salt and pepper to taste
- juice and zest of 1 lime
- 1/2 cup vodka
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- fresh parsley or basil leaves, chopped
In a wide pan over medium heat, combine olive oil and butter. Heat until butter begins to melt.
Add shallots and cook, stirring regularly, for about 3 to 5 minutes or until soft and golden. Add garlic and cook, stirring regularly, for about 40 to 50 seconds or until aromatic.
Increase heat to high. Add shrimps and cook, stirring occasionally, until color begins to change to pink.
Add lime zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Add vodka and cook for about 1 to 2 minutes or until reduced to half.
Add heavy cream and continue to cook for about 2 to 3 minutes or slightly thickened. Toss in parsley. Serve hot.
Calories: 468kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 619mg | Sodium: 1800mg | Potassium: 257mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 500IU | Vitamin C: 11.6mg | Calcium: 360mg | Iron: 5mg