Shrimp In Orange Sauce

Southern Living
Makes 6 servings


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2 quarts water
2 pounds unpeeled, large fresh shrimp
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 small onion, diced
2 teaspoons grated orange rind
1 cup fresh orange juice
2 tablespoons orange liqueur or orange juice
1/4 cup whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
6 French bread slices, toasted


Bring 2 quarts water to a boil; add shrimp, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Drain and rinse with cold water. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat; add onion, and saute until tender. Stir in orange rind and next 5 ingredients, and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until slightly thickened. Stir in shrimp, and cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with parsley, and serve over French bread.

Created date

December 2001