Fig-and-Horseradish-Glazed Shrimp

If you're a fan of sweet-and-sour shrimp, you'll love this recipe. Serve with softened cream cheese and a crusty loaf of warm French bread for a short-order appetizer. Or stir in strips of sautéed bell pepper and onion and spoon over rice for a one-dish meal.


Makes 4 appetizer servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 4 Minutes


1 pound unpeeled, large raw shrimp (31/40 count)
3 tablespoons butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup fig or apricot preserves
2 tablespoons refrigerated horseradish
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard


1. Peel shrimp; devein, if desired.

2. Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add shrimp and garlic, and sauté 2 minutes. Increase heat to high; stir in fig preserves, horseradish, and mustard, and sauté 1 to 2 minutes or just until shrimp turn pink. Remove from heat, and serve immediately.

Beverley Sibertson, Kingsport, Tennessee,

Southern Living

September 2008
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