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Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp

Gulf-Style Citrus Shrimp

The tang of citrus gives wonderful flavor to this special shrimp recipe.

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10 min
Prep Time
20 min
Total Time


1 lime

1 orange

6 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter

1/4 cup chopped green onions

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon red pepper sauce

1 pound medium fresh raw shrimp, peeled, deveined

1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro

1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated fettuccine, cooked

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Remove zest of lime and orange using citrus zester or fine grater. Juice lime; reserve 2 tablespoons juice. Juice orange; reserve juice.

  2. STEP 2

    Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 10-inch skillet until sizzling; add green onions, cumin and pepper sauce. Cook over medium-high heat 1-2 minutes or until onions are softened. Add shrimp; continue cooking 2-3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Remove shrimp; set aside.

  3. STEP 3

    Increase heat to high.

  4. STEP 4

    Add reserved lime juice and orange juice to same skillet. Cook 4-5 minutes or until mixture is reduced to 1/3 cup. Remove from heat. Stir in remaining butter, 1 tablespoon at a time. Stir in lime and orange zest and cilantro. Add shrimp; stir to coat.

  5. STEP 5

    Spoon shrimp mixture over hot cooked fettuccine.

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Nutrition (1 serving)

530 Calories
20 Fat (g)
220 Cholesterol (mg)
180 Sodium (mg)
54 Carbohydrates (g)
4 Dietary Fiber
32 Protein (g)
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