Shrimp Skillet with Pea Puree

Shrimp Skillet with Pea Puree


What’s for dinner? Shrimp Skillet with Pea Puree it is.

This Shrimp Skillet with Pea Puree is the perfect dinner option.

I am a seafood lover. Like for real.

I remember being 4 years old and eating crab legs. Yup! I don’t know if that’s save though(don’t try it at home lol).

While doing some research to create my spring/summer menu, this idea flourished. Pea puree? Yes please! I am obsessed with this.

White Shrimp served with Pea puree garnished with chopped parsley and lemon slice

What do you need to make this?

For the Shrimp Skillet:

  • White Shrimp
  • Red Onion
  • Garlic
  • Red Pepper Flakes
  • Parsley
  • Bay Leave
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper

For the Pea Puree:

  • Frozen Peas
  • Heavy Cream
  • Dried Thyme
  • Unsalted Butter
  • Kosher Salt
  • Freshly Ground Pepper

The method at a glance:

  1. Melt Butter on a Skillet at low-medium heat.
  2. Add onion, garlic and Bay Leaf, cook until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add Red Pepper Flakes.
  4. Add White Shrimps cook for about 4 minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper
  6. Add the juice of half a Lemon.
  7. Finish with chopped Parsley.

How to make Pea Puree?

  1. Boil Peas for about 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat up heavy cream, add butter, dried Thyme, Kosher salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the Peas, heavy cream mixture on a Blender or Food Processor container and blend.

To serve:

Spread some of the Pea puree at the bottom of the plate, place Shrimps on top. Garnish with a Lemon slice and chopped Parsley.

Dinner is Served! Aren’t you excited?

I am 100% sure this is going to be my dinner option for quite some time. I get obsessed easily. No worries! I should be fine.

If you are not a Peas fan but love Shrimp, check this  Kale and Shrimp Pasta  it is a perfect dinner option as well.

If you are feeling inspired check this recipe from one of my favorite magazines

In summary, you need to try this Shrimp Skillet with Pea Puree asap (not an understatement).

Did you make this recipe? Do not forget to tag us on Facebook or Instagram @ascrumptiousbite. 

God Bless You!

Shrimp Skillet with Pea Puree

April 22, 2019
: 4
: Easy

Delicious Shimp Skillet with Pea Puree. This is a perfect dinner option.


  • 1 lb peeled and deveined white shrimp
  • 1/2 red onion chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 4 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup chopped parsley
  • The juice of half a lemon
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • For the Pea Puree:
  • 3 1/2 cups frozen peas
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • Step 1 Melt butter on a skillet at low-medium heat.
  • Step 2 Add Onion, garlic and bay leaf until fragrant about 2-3 minutes.
  • Step 3 Add Red Pepper Flakes.
  • Step 4 Add Shrimp season with salt and pepper, cook for about 4 minutes.
  • Step 5 Add the lemon juice and finish with parsley.
  • Step 6 For the Pea Puree:
  • Step 7 Boil peas for about 3 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Step 8 Heat heavy cream on a small pot, add butter, dried thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Step 9 Add peas and heavy cream mixture into a blender container and blend.

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