Special Diet Information

Coumadin® (Warfarin)
This recipe is safe for Coumadin (warfarin) users.

This recipe is safe for those who are lactose intolerant.

This is NOT a low sodium recipe.

GERD / Acid Reflux
This recipe contains GERD triggers and those with GERD may wish to avoid it.

Gluten Sensitivity
This recipe is safe for those who are sensitive to gluten.


"If it is true, as used to be said, that oversalting means the cook is in love, at least one cook at Le Cirque must be head over heels."
-Mimi Sheraton, Food Critic

The refrigerator light goes on...

There are recipes that should be cooked slowly. By being very gentle and patient, cooking this over low to medium heat, the liquid doesn't evaporate and creates a lovely rich sauce. The dish doesn't take much longer to cook but it's oh, so worth it.


Shrimp with Warm Caper Vinaigrette

Servings: 2 | Serving size: 4 ounces shrimp with sauce

Cooking Time: 30 Minutes

This recipe can be multiplied by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6.

This recipe makes great leftovers for salads or sandwiches.

Serve with Risotto with Peas or Cheesy Quinoa

4 tsp extra virgin olive oil
1 large shallot (finely minced)
8 ounces shrimp (peeled and deveined)
2 Tbsp capers
1/2 lemon (juiced)
1/8 tsp salt
fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
1 tsp pure maple syrup
1 tsp lemon zest
1 tsp fresh thyme leaves

Place the olive oil in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add the shallot and cook slowly for about 5 minutes until they are slightly soft and translucent.

Add the shrimp and cook for about 6 - 8 minutes on the first side. Turn.

Add the capers, lemon juice, salt, pepper and maple syrup. Cook for about 6 - 8 minutes.

Add the lemon zest and fresh thyme and cook for about two minutes, tossing frequently. Serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 4 ounces shrimp with sauce

Servings: 2

Amount Per Serving

Calories 194 Calories from Fat 58
% Daily Value
Total Fat 7g 10%
    Saturated Fat 1g 5%
    Monounsaturated Fat 4g
    Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 170mg 57%
Sodium 567mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 10g 3%
    Dietary Fiber 0g 2%
    Sugars 2g
Protein 24g
Vitamin A 11% Vitamin C 23%
Calcium 8% Iron 18%
Vitamin K 5 mcg Potassium 334 mg
Magnesium 52 mg