This saucy shrimp saute on toast by Cooking Light is a fancy-looking meal you can make in less than 30 minutes. Tender shrimp is sauteed in a simple sauce of garlic, lemon juice, tomatoes and butter, then set on crunchy toast. Serve on toast, over cooked pasta or greens, or with a side of your favorite roasted veggies.

under 10 mins

Ingredients for servings

    Saucy Shrimp Saute

  • 5 cloves garlic divided

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1 pound peeled and deveined medium shrimp

  • 1 cup grape tomatoes halved

  • 0.5 cup unsalted chicken broth

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

  • 1.5 teaspoons all-purpose flour

  • 3 tablespoons chilled butter cut into small pieces

  • 0.25 teaspoon salt

  • 0.25 teaspoon black pepper

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley Optional

  • 8 slices whole-wheat French bread (0.75 -ounce)


  • Preheat broiler to high. Thinly slice 4 garlic cloves; cut remaining garlic clove in half lengthwise.

  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shrimp; sauté 2 minutes or until almost done, stirring occasionally.

  • Add sliced garlic and tomatoes to pan; sauté 30 seconds or until tomatoes begin to soften.

  • Combine chicken stock, lemon juice, and flour, stirring well with a whisk or fork.

  • Add stock mixture to pan; bring to a boil. Cook 1 minute or until slightly thickened.

  • Reduce heat to medium-low. Gradually add butter pieces, stirring constantly until butter melts before adding more. Stir in salt, pepper, and parsley, if desired.

  • Optional

    • Arrange bread on a baking sheet. Broil 1 minute on each side or until toasted. Rub 1 side of each toast slice with cut sides of halved garlic clove. Spoon shrimp mixture over toast.

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