Herbed Steamed Shrimp
This dish, with complex flavors, is also very appealing to the eye. Photo courtesy
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January 2010

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Herbed Steamed Shrimp With Spicy Texas Rio Star Grapefruit

Steamed shrimp makes this delicious dish a healthy choice. You can also substitute mussels in place of shrimp if you prefer. Recipe yields 4 servings.


  • 1 Texas Rio Star grapefruit
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small head fennel, thinly sliced with fronds reserved
  • 1 pound medium shrimp with tails, peeled and deveined
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed Texas Rio Star grapefruit juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped herbs, from a combination of flat leaf parsley, chives and tarragon, plus red pepper flakes, to taste
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


  1. Peel and section grapefruit. Set aside.
  2. In a 12- to 14-inch sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat until just smoking. Add the fennel and shrimp and cook until fennel is tender, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add shallot, garlic and capers. Deglaze pan with white wine and grapefruit juice.
  4. Add grapefruit segments, parsley, chives, tarragon and red pepper flakes. Cook until shrimp is opaque. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish with fennel fronds.


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