Sautéed Shrimp with Basil Butter

Recipe from a Harris Teeter Weekly Fresh Catch Recipe card.

Yield: 8 servings
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  • 2 pound(s) fresh 16/20 ct shrimp
  • 4 tablespoon(s) butter
  • 2 tablespoon(s) ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon(s) garlic, peeled and minced
  • Lemon zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 cup(s) basil, whole leaves
  • 2 blood oranges or tangerines, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • 1/4 cup(s) scallions, sliced thin on a bias
  • 8 each lettuce cups, from Boston bib hearts, optional


  1. 1. In a large sauté pan over medium low heat, add the butter.
  2. 2. When hot, add the shrimp, raise the temperature to medium and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. 3. Add the ginger and garlic and cook 1 more minute.
  4. 4. Add the zest and basil, season with salt and pepper. Cook for about 3-4 minutes or until the shrimp are just cooked through.
  5. 5. Add the oranges and scallions.
  6. 6. Remove from the heat and place in lettuce cups.
  7. 7. Peel and eat while still hot.
April 2012

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