Shrimp with Basil-Mango Sauce

Fresh herbs and fruit add a tropical twist to this inventive hors d'oeuvre.

from Taste of Home Celebrations
Shrimp with Basil-Mango Sauce

Quick look

  • prep 10 min    cook 5 min
  • serves 2

Ingredients

  • 1 medium ripe mango or 2 medium peaches, peeled and sliced
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons minced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 12 cooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • Basil sprigs, optional

    How to make it 


  • 1

    In a blender or food processor, combine the mango, basil and lemon juice; cover and process until blended. Pour onto two serving plates; set aside.

  • 2

    Skewer two shrimp each onto six 4- to 6-in. metal or soaked wooden skewers, forming a heart shape.

  • 3

    Cook in a large skillet in butter over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, turning once.

  • 4

    Place over mango sauce. Garnish with basil sprigs if desired.

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