Shrimp in green creamy sauce

shrimps in green creamy sauce

Today we bring you some rich, tender and delicious shrimp in green cream with a powerful combination of ingredients that will make your palate explode with pleasure!


  • 500 grams of peeled and deveined shrimps
  • 1 kilo of zucchini chopped in long strips
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 cup green Mexican sauce
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 250 grams grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Place a paper towel on a sheet pan and place the zucchini in strips for ½ hour to sweat out excess water.
  2. Heat a skillet over medium-high heat, add the olive oil, shrimp and minced garlic. Cook each side of the shrimp for 1-2 minutes until well pink, remove and set aside on a plate.
  3. Add the butter to the skillet over medium heat, allow the butter to partially melt and add the Parmesan cheese, salsa verde, chili powder, salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Stir the mixture continuously until the cheese has melted, then add the shrimp and zucchini to the pan.
  5. Stir your shrimp in crema verde very well and cook for 4 minutes or until the zucchini softens.
  6. Finally sprinkle with parsley to serve and add more pepper to taste.


  • Be sure to drain the excess water following the steps above, this will prevent the pan from filling with water and the mixture becoming soupy.
  • Instead of adding the garlic while cooking the shrimp, you can add it to the pan with the butter when preparing the cream sauce.
  • You can substitute cream sauce for the heavy cream for this recipe ¾ cup will suffice.
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