9 Reviews

I really liked the flavor of this dish! I used pre-cooked shrimp and marinated overnight. Doing it again I would probably use uncooked shrimp so some more of the amaretto can cook off. The result this time was a little too alcoholic tasting.

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kelly.lawver February 25, 2009

This was excellent! The shrimp were perfectly cooked and the sauce is awesome. The only thing I will change next time I make it is to thicken up the sauce a little. We served it with basmati rice. Thanks for posting such a delicious and different recipe.

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Marney February 24, 2009

Deliciously shrimp food!

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elily August 28, 2008

This was great! I think next time I may marinate it in some more amaretto though so the flavor is a bit stronger but even done the way it says yielded a great delicate flavor and it went really well on top of rice. The slivered almonds also went well on the rice being that they are the same shape and almost size, they gave the dish a crunch factor. The whole dish came together very quickly and I agree that the taste would lead you to believe otherwise. I will definately be making this one again!

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CulinaryExplorer January 13, 2008

This is simple. It is so good you would think it took hours to make it.

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ebrn82q February 22, 2007

This was delicious. I, too, marinated the shrimp for several hours as I needed to get all my prep done by early afternoon. I served it with the angel hair pasta, which we thought was quite nice -- light enough to be nicely complimented by the light butter sauce. It all went together at the end in less than 15 minutes. My DD thought it was very special and should be fixed for company.

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Donna Matthews February 15, 2005

DELICIOUS! I made this for Valentine's Day for my fiance. He *raved* about it! It was delicious. I was skeptical about the flavour pairings, but they were delicious! Thanks for sharing such a great recipe!

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Amyschnabi February 15, 2005

Unusual, yet flavorful shrimp. I love amaretto, so I just had to give this a try. There was a faint sweetness to the shrimp. I would agree that 3 T. butter is perfect and I wouldn't change a thing. I served this with a baked potato and fresh tossed salad.

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Kim D. May 17, 2004

I really liked this dish. It added a very good flavor to the shrimp. In a lot of shrimp dishes you can't taste the shrimp just a lot of spice. I served it over rice that I thought would go better with the shrimp then pasta. I also maranated the shrimp in the amaretto for a few hours before cooking.

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John W Wenzelburger April 03, 2004
Almond Shrimp with Amaretto Butter