Shrimp Diablo Recipe

Atkins Shrimp Diablo
Net Atkins Count TM
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Phase: Phase 2
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 0 1/4 cup Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 1 medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
  • 1 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long) Celery
  • 1 medium (approx 2-3/4" long, 2-1/2" dia) Green Sweet Pepper
  • 2 tsp Garlic
  • 1 14.5 oz can Diced Tomatoes
  • 4 oz Mushroom Pieces and Stems
  • 1 cup Heavy Cream
  • 1 lb Shrimp
  • 1 pepper Jalapeno Peppers
  • 0 1/2 fl oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 tbsp Basil
  • 2 tsp Thyme


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Evenly dice the onion, celery, and bell pepper.  Add to pan and sauté until soft, about 4 minutes. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add tomatoes and mushrooms; reduce heat to medium and simmer until sauce thickens slightly, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in cream, shrimp, finely sliced jalapeno, and lemon juice. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer until shrimp turn pink, about 4 minutes. Stir in basil, thyme, and salt and pepper to taste; serve right away. Makes six 1 1/4 cup servings.

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