Creamy Saffron Shrimp with Gnocchi and Caramelized Onion

Creamy Saffron Shrimp with Gnocchi and Caramelized Onion

41 Reviews 6 Pics
  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
@lex
Recipe by  @lex

“It sounds fancy, but this is a simple and delicious meal you can easily make for any occasion. Feel free to add any vegetables you like and make a meal out of it.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 4 servings

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Directions

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the onion, mushrooms, and brown sugar. Cook and stir until the onion has cooked to a deep brown color, about 10 minutes. Remove the caramelized onions and set aside.
  2. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil over high heat. Once the water is boiling, stir in the gnocchi and return to a boil. Cook until the gnocchi floats to the top, about 3 minutes; drain, and keep warm.
  3. Place the skillet over medium-high heat, and stir in the shrimp. Cook and stir until the shrimp have turned pink on the outside and are no longer translucent in the center, about 5 minutes. Add the caramelized onions, sour cream, paprika, and saffron. Cook and stir until the mixture begins to simmer, then gently fold in the cooked gnocchi, then season to taste with salt.
  4. Pour the gnocchi into a serving dish, and sprinkle with shredded basil and Parmesan cheese to serve.

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Reviews (41)

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naples34102
25

naples34102

A good dish that could have been even better. I agree with Lynda Q that the amount of paprika was overkill. Less would be better and none better yet. Otherwise an interesting and tasty dish, largely because of the exotic flavor of saffron. Pairing the shrimp with the gnocchi was unexpected and delicious.

JenDeatrich
13

JenDeatrich

Hearty, healthy, and very comforting dish. Really enjoyed this. If you let the onions get a deep brown by slowly caramelizing them, the flavor is wonderful. Could have used more saffron. We doubled it and still needed a little more, but we like a punch of flavor, so start small and add what you need. Thanks for the great recipe!

Lynda Q
10

Lynda Q

I wanted to like this more, but I found the paprika overpowering, but not in a flavorful way. Maybe the paprika I used was too old, so if I try this again, I would use a little or none, and substitute something a little spicier in its place.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 333 cal
  • 17%
  • Fat
  • 14.7 g
  • 23%
  • Carbs
  • 26.7 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 23.7 g
  • 47%
  • Cholesterol
  • 198 mg
  • 66%
  • Sodium
  • 471 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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