Shrimp with Creamy Orange-Chipotle Sauce

  • Justin5 Posted: 07/14/11
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    Very tasty.

  • schwarzep Posted: 10/28/11
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    I followed the directions exactly except I served it over hash potatoes sauteed with bacon and red bell pepper. We loved the shrimp, but the sauce was way way too spicy - and we like spicy foods. I had to wipe the sauce off. So use just a portion of a chipotle if you want to actually taste anything else.

  • sifullerton Posted: 12/06/11
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    simple and super easy served with pasta. I tossed the pasta shrimp and sauce with a little bit of the pasta water. i would make this one again

  • clampsa01 Posted: 01/15/12
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    This was super yummy but VERY spicy!!! If you don't like spicy food you probably wouldn't enjoy this.

  • lucky79tr Posted: 01/13/13
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    The pro is that is was VERY easy to make if your short of time. For me though I did not feel there was enough flavor to it. The chipotle seemed to over power the orange rind and I only used one pepper as recipe called for. I would have liked the sauce to be thicker and less of a liquid. Overall it was just ok but with some improvements to the recipe you could have a good dish on your hands.

  • JKSchafer Posted: 03/15/12
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    Very fast cook! Loved the presentation on our plate and the sauce was super easy to make. The total prep and cook time was less than 20 minutes and it's a beautiful dish. However, if you are not reading it correctly, you might make a few crucial errors, as I did: see below. NOTE TO OTHERS: REVIEW THE STATEMENT ABOVE "1 large chipotle chile, canned in adobo sauce". THE CAN COMES WITH SEVERAL CHILES AND YOU ONLY NEED ONE. I ACCIDENTALLY USED THE ENTIRE CAN TO MAKE MY SAUCE. ANOTHER CRUCIAL ERROR IN PREPARATION: I PUT THE SAUCE AND SHRIMP TOGETHER AND THEN PLATED THE MEAL OVER JASMINE RICE. SEE THE STATEMENT MARKED 'YIELD' ABOVE: "4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup shrimp and 2 tablespoons sauce). WE USED WAY TOO MUCH SAUCE. Sorry about the caps, but DUDE! It was SPICY!!!! My last suggestion: cut the spice with a little sour cream or greek yogurt.

  • dawnleanna1 Posted: 02/25/13
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    This is a very simple recipe, and it's my husband's favorite healthy meal. I have made this many times! I make a little more of the sauce and serve it atop rice. Be warned though, it is very spicy. If you don't like spicy decrease the amount of chile by half.

  • Shelly1984 Posted: 05/19/13
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    This is great...IF you like spicy! Very easy to make and low in calories and fat. When I say spicy, I mean HOT.

  • MaddyMiller Posted: 11/02/13
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    As everyone has said, it was a mouth inferno of spice! I thought it was good, but ended up adding in a pinch or two of garlic powder and bit of lemon as well. Using whole grain linguini is another way to punch up the health factor!

  • BethWhitcomb Posted: 11/05/13
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    If your looking to up your protein intake and don't eat meat, this is perfect. Easy to make and fabulous!!!!!!

  • johnstondude Posted: 11/11/13
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    Made this this weekend with some adjustments and it was outstanding. As an FYI, I don't make recipes exactly but use them as a guide. First, for those who thought this was so hot, if you would clean the seeds and membranes out of the chile it won't be too hot but with just a pleasant amount of heat. For the sauce, I added a dollop of sour cream and a tablespoon for so of the orange juice. For the shrimp, I tossed the cumin with it along with some fresh oregano and a couple minced cloves of garlic. Prior to putting the shrimp into the pan, I sauteed a sliced red onion that I had sliced stem to root end. Otherwise it is a great quick meal that I will make again many times.

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