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Shrimp In Orange Sauce

Yield Makes 6 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.