Sautéed Shrimp with White Chocolate, Lime & Ginger Sauce

Photography, Tango

Chocolate is one of the most versatile ingredients in baking—cookies, cakes, pies, ice cream, name it! But did you know you can use it in savoury recipes, too?

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Total time 25 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine


White Chocolate, Lime & Ginger Sauce:
Sautéed Shrimp:


White Chocolate, Lime & Ginger Sauce Place chocolate in heatproof bowl; set aside. In small saucepan, combine cream, ginger, lime zest and juice and Cajun seasoning. Season with salt and pepper. Heat over medium heat until small bubbles form on side of saucepan. Pour over reserved chocolate and let stand for 1 minute. Using whisk, mix until chocolate is melted. Set aside. 

Sautéed Shrimp In small skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shrimp; cook, turning halfway through cooking time, until beginning to turn pink, 2 to 3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add garlic; cook, stirring constantly, until shrimp are pink and opaque throughout, about 1 minute.

Transfer Sautéed Shrimp to serving dish. Drizzle with half of the White Chocolate, Lime & Ginger Sauce. Sprinkle with additional grated lime zest. Serve with remaining sauce on the side.

Test kitchen tip

Turn this tasty appetizer into a full meal by serving the shrimp on a bed of rice with a side of steamed vegetables.

Nutritional facts PER SERVING

  • Iron 0.7 mg
  • Fibre 0 g
  • Sodium 250 mg
  • Sugars 10 g
  • Protein 27 g
  • Calories 325
  • Total fat 20 g
  • Cholesterol 240 mg
  • Saturated fat 10 g
  • Total carbohydrate 10 g
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