Sauteed Shrimp with Garlic Toast

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
20 mins

Treat yourself to a simple meal that brings together flavors of the Mediterranean.


  • 2 teaspoons small capers, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • French bread, sliced (about 2 ounces)

  • 1 medium garlic clove, peeled and halved

  • Coarse salt

  • ½ cup fresh orange juice

  • 1 medium shallot, minced

  • 14 medium shrimp, peeled and deveined


Garlic Toast

  1. Heat broiler with rack 4 inches from heat. Brush both sides of 2 slices French bread with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Broil until golden brown, about 1 1/2 minutes per side.

  2. Rub one side of bread with cut sides of garlic clove; sprinkle with salt. Discard garlic; set toast aside.

Sauteed Shrimp

  1. In a medium skillet, heat remaining tablespoon olive oil over medium heat. Add shallot, and cook until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Add shrimp. Cook, tossing occasionally, until shrimp are opaque throughout,about 3 minutes. Transfer shrimp to a shallow bowl, and set aside.

  2. Add orange juice, capers, and 1/4 teaspoon salt to the skillet; bring to a boil. Cook until sauce is slightly thickened, about 1 minute. Spoon over shrimp. Serve with toast.


Cook's Notes

For the best results, prepare all the ingredients while the broiler is heating, then make the garlic toast just before cooking the shrimp.

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