Shrimp With Tomatoes, Olives and Basil

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 0 mins

This simple main course can be ready in about 20 minutes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a large, nonstick skillet set over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp in a single layer, and sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon of the salt. Cook 2 minutes on each side, or until just cooked through and no longer translucent in the center. Transfer to a plate.
  2. 2. Add the tomato, wine and remaining 1/4 teaspoons salt to the skillet, and cook, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes, until the tomato is softened and the liquid thickens. Stir in the olives and parsley; cook 1 minute, and stir in the shrimp and basil. Remove from heat.
Most Helpful

This is absolutely fabulous! Wonderful blend of flavors. I used a 14.5 ounce can of diced tomatoes, drained and cut back on the basil, other than that I made as written. This will be saved in my seafood recipes and made often. Thanks for posting such a quick delicious meal . Made for July's Tag Game ~ Aceitunas ~ Olives.

Papa D 1946-2012 July 09, 2011

Very good! And you can tweek this alot! I added the some capers, olives and half of fresh jalapeno from the garden. You can have fun with this recipe or have it as is.

Robbin in Texas August 13, 2009

This was delicious! I didn't have olives, I used a few capers instead and they worked just fine. Will definitely make this one again (and make more of it!).

Domestically Challenged July 04, 2009