Shrimp in Cilantro Sauce

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Sandy in Oklahoma

This recipe is from Better Homes & Garden. Sauce can be made ahead and saved in refrigerator for up to 2 days.

Top Review by Jules127

I liked this, but didn't love it. The sauce was a little too liquidy for me, I may decrease the broth next time but the flavor was good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp; rinse. Set shrimp aside.
  2. For green sauce, in a medium skillet cook tomatillos, onion, garlic, and jalapeno or serrano pepper in hot oil for about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Cool slightly.
  3. Place tomatillo mixture in a blender container or food processor bowl; add chicken broth, cilantro, and parsley. Cover and blend or process until nearly smooth. Return mixture to skillet and heat through.
  4. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan cook shrimp in boiling water for 1 to 3 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain well. Toss cooked shrimp with sauce.
  5. To serve, spoon shrimp mixture over rice. If desired, garnish with tomato wedges and additional cilantro.

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