Festival Shrimp Recipe

Festival shrimp is a fruited vegetable shrimp recipe cooked in butter. Skillet cooked with a pureed sauce of vegetable with garlic, lime juice and coriander for flavor, the festival shrimp is finished with pineapple and cilantro for a fresh and peppy taste. served with rice or pasta, it is filling and delicious!


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CourseMain Ingredient
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 Fresh pineapple1
 Tomato1 Large, cut into quarters
 Onion1 Medium, cut into quarters
 Pimentos4 Ounce (1 Jar)
 Canned diced green chilies1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Lime juice2 Tablespoon
 Ground coriander1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Garlic salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Medium shrimp1 Pound, cooked, shelled
 Chopped fresh cilantro/Parsley1 Tablespoon
 Hot cooked rice1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1664 Calories from Fat 503

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 57 g88%

Saturated Fat 30.8 g154%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 810.4 mg

Sodium 2421.1 mg100.9%

Total Carbohydrates 197 g65.6%

Dietary Fiber 25.1 g100.3%

Sugars 111.4 g

Protein 107 g213.1%

Vitamin A 167% Vitamin C 1004.5%

Calcium 52.2% Iron 110.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Twist crown from pineapple.
Cut pineapple lengthwise into quarters.
Remove fruit from shell with curved knife.
Trim off core and cut fruit into chunks.
Set aside.
In food processor or blender, combine tomato, onion, pimentos, green chilies, lime juice, coriander, garlic salt and sugar.
Process until pureed.
In large skillet, melt butter.
Add pureed sauce and simmer 5 minutes.
Stir in shrimp, pineapple and cilantro.
Cook just until heated through.