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Shrimp Marsala - Your Quick Fix for Gourmet Cravings
Calling All Italian Food Lovers!
Love a good Italian meal but short on time? We got you! Our Shrimp Marsala is a delightfully quick dish packed with bold flavors. It's just like your beloved Chicken Marsala but with a succulent seafood twist!
What's In The Dish?
Our Shrimp Marsala stars plump colossal shrimp, Marsala wine, mushrooms, and a sprinkle of herbs. All these come together to give you a velvety sauce with a savory-sweet flavor that's nothing short of exquisite. And guess what? It's perfect with pasta, mashed potatoes, or even roasted veggies. Talk about versatility!
A Taste You'll Savor: The Flavor of Shrimp Marsala
Ever wondered what Shrimp Marsala tastes like? Imagine a combination of sweet, rich, and savory all in one bite. The Marsala wine lends a sweet depth, while the mushrooms add an earthy flavor. Garlic and onions infuse the dish with a savory kick. And let's not forget the star - our colossal shrimp bring a juicy, ocean-fresh taste to the table. All these flavors blend together in a velvety sauce that's just divine. It's a taste that's complex yet comforting, and utterly unforgettable.
Why Our Shrimp is Special
Our colossal shrimp from the gulf of California are what make this dish stand out. They're wild-caught, perfectly sized, and ready to jump into your pan!
Marsala Wine: The Secret Sauce
Ever wondered what makes Marsala dishes special? It's the Marsala wine, of course! This Sicilian wine's sweet profile and deep flavors give our Shrimp Marsala its unique taste.
Curious About Shrimp Marsala? Here Are Some FAQs
Fancy some pasta, mashed potatoes, or rice? Our Shrimp Marsala pairs well with all. And if you're looking for a low-carb option, roasted veggies are your best bet.
Yes, indeed! You can prepare the sauce beforehand and simply add the shrimp when you're ready to serve.
No worries! You can swap it with another fortified wine like Madeira or dry sherry. If you prefer non-alcoholic, grape juice mixed with a bit of brandy extract works too.
Switching Things Up: Substitutions and Variations
Don't have all the ingredients? Or simply want to experiment? Here are some ideas:
- Shrimp: If colossal shrimp is hard to find, regular-sized ones work too. Just remember, they cook a bit faster.
- Mushrooms: Not a fan of cremini? Go for button or portobello instead. Feeling fancy? Wild mushrooms it is!
- Dairy-free: Simply skip the heavy cream or replace it with non-dairy milk like almond or coconut.
- Gluten-free: Use gluten-free flour options like rice flour or a gluten-free all-purpose blend.
1 package Sizzlefish colossal shrimp, thawed
1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp minced garlic
8 oz. sliced cremini mushrooms
1/2 cup dry Marsala wine
1/3 chicken stock
1/4 cup heavy cream
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cracked black pepper
2 tbsp olive oil
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or parsley
Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large skillet.
Add onions and sauté for 5 minutes stirring regularly. Add butter to skillet. Once melted, stir in garlic and sliced mushrooms. Continue to sauté for 5 minutes longer, until mushrooms are tender.
Add Marsala wine to skillet and reduce heat to low. Simmer for 2 minutes to reduce wine.
Add chicken stock, salt, and pepper. Bring to a simmer and add shrimp to skillet. Simmer 3-4 minutes longer or until shrimp are pink and cooked through. Stir in heavy cream.
Serve hot over noodles topped with fresh basil or parsley.
- Serving Size
- 1 Serving
- per serving
- 28 grams
- 7 grams
- 11 grams