Sauteed Shrimp Cocktail

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 11 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 6 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 tablespoons olive oil

1 pound jumbo shrimp, peeled, tail-on and deveined

1 tablespoon herbes de Provence

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 1/4 cups plain yogurt

2 tablespoons mayonnaise

2 tablespoons whole-grain mustard: (recommended: Maille)

1 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup

1 teaspoon turmeric

1/4 cup chopped fresh basil leaves


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and herbes de Provence. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Cook until the shrimp are pink and cooked through, about 3 minutes each side. Transfer the shrimp to a serving platter.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the yogurt, mayonnaise, mustard, maple syrup, turmeric, and basil until smooth. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Put the yogurt mixture in a dipping bowl.
  3. Put the bowl of dipping sauce on a serving platter with the cooked shrimp.