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Shrimp with Basil-Mango Sauce

Instead of serving cold shrimp with cocktail sauce, prepare this simple basil sauce and top it with tender cooked shrimp. It's a fun and fancy appetizer. —Ken Hulme, Prescott, Arizona
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe mango or 2 medium peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12 cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Basil sprigs, optional

Directions

  • In a blender or food processor, combine the mango, basil and lemon juice; cover and process until blended. Pour onto two serving plates; set aside.
  • Skewer two shrimp each onto six 4- to 6-in. metal or soaked wooden skewers, forming a heart shape. Cook in a large skillet in butter over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once. Place over mango sauce. Garnish with basil springs if desired.
Nutrition Facts
6 each: 186 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 109mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 2g fiber), 13g protein.

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