Shrimp with Mustard Cream

If you want an easy, delicious, elegant shrimp dish, this is it.  I really just wanted butter, but Don’s a sauce person.  This recipe is a compromise.

Shrimp and Mustard Cream

Shrimp with Mustard Cream

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Yield: Serves 2-4


  • 1 lb shrimp, cleaned and patted dry
  • 1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 TBSP butter
  • 1/4-1/2 cup cream
  • 1 TBSP Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, combine shrimp, oil, and garlic. Set in fridge for at least 2 hours.
  2. Heat a skillet on medium high. Add butter.
  3. Toss in shrimp and stir. When the shrimp is almost done cooking, add cream, mustard, salt and pepper.
  4. Combine and heat through, until shrimp are done.
  5. Serve with noodles, rice, or garlic bread. I had mine on sautéed swiss chard.