Sautéed Shrimp with Arugula and Tomatoes

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins

You can serve this quick sauté of shrimp, arugula, cherry tomatoes, and garlic over rice, or toss it with your favorite pasta.


  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes

  • 1 garlic clove, minced

  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined

  • 4 ounces wild or baby arugula (4 cups)

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring often, until they blister, about 2 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook, stirring often, until almost opaque throughout, about 4 minutes. Add arugula, season with salt and pepper, and toss until wilted, 1 minute. Add lemon juice and toss to combine.

    Sauteed Shrimp with Arugula and Tomatoes
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