Garlic Shrimp With Basil & Tomatoes

READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by TigerJo

I adapted this from Food Network last summer. We like more garlic, tomatoes & basil than the original; and we quickly saute the shrimp & garlic in a pan. It's very good over pasta or even rice, but we usually serve it with crostini. Topping the bread (or crostini) with some of the tomato/basil mixture makes it even better. It's quick, has lots of flavor, even with supermarket tomatoes & basil in the middle of winter. I also found 2 servings to be more realistic than the recommended 4; shrimp are pretty low calorie, and even with the crostini, it's a pretty low kcal meal.

Top Review by Lou6566

my bil sent me this recipe, but yours called for more tomatoes, so I tried yours. We like it very well. I'd add onions to it next time tho, and I'd still add more basil. Great taste, easy, and good. thanks. I served it hot, but I do think it would be better at room temperature.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If using larger than cherry or grape tomatoes, cut them in segments about the same size as your shrimp. In a medium bowl, combine tomatoes & basil. Season with salt & pepper; set aside.
  2. Rinse, drain & pat shrimp dry; season with salt & pepper. Heat a large saute pan or skillet over medium heat; when hot, add shrimp and saute for about 1 minute. Add garlic, and continue to saute shrimp until pink and cooked through.
  3. Add shrimp and garlic to bowl of tomatoes & basil, and toss well. May be served hot (or at room temperature, per the original recipe).

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