Caribbean Citrus Olive Shrimp

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Quick Facts

Servings: 6
Prep Time: 25 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 40 min.
Sweet orange and extra spice gives this succulent shrimp dish bold flavors of the Caribbean.


  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 2 lbs large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) red onion, sliced into 1/4-inch wedges
  • 1 1/2 cups (6 ounces) pasilla or ancho peppers, 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 Tbs minced ginger
  • 1 1/2 Tbs minced garlic
  • 2 cups olives, halved
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 cups orange segments
  • 2 Tbs unsalted butter


  • Heat olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium. Add shrimp and cook for 2 minutes. Stir in onions, peppers, ginger and garlic and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, until shrimp are pink. Add olives, orange juice, curry powder, salt and pepper flakes and bring to a bring to a boil. Turn down heat and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in orange segments and butter.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 376
  Calories from Fat 141 (38%)
(25%)Total Fat 16g
(21%)Saturated Fat 4g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(80%)Cholesterol 240mg
(39%)Sodium 932mg
(16%)Potassium 567mg
Total Carbohydrate 26g
(16%)Dietary Fiber 4g
Sugars 14g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(66%)Protein 33g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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