Recipes and Cooking Herbed Shrimp and Tomatoes 4.2 (6) Add your rating & review A refreshing appetizer recipe for any occasion. Shrimp cocktail is extra divine when cherry tomatoes and fresh basil are tossed in just before serving. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 1, 2006 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 4 mins Marinate Time: 10 mins Total Time: 34 mins Servings: 8 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 pound fresh or frozen jumbo shrimp (20 to 21 per lb.) 2 tablespoon snipped fresh basil 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice ¾ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 cup grape or cherry tomatoes Lemon wedges (optional) Snipped fresh basil (optional) 1 Basil Dipping Sauce Directions Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel and devein shrimp, removing tails. Rinse shrimp; pat dry with paper towels. Set aside. In large bowl combine basil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Add shrimp. Toss to coat. Cover and marinate in refrigerator for 10 to 30 minutes. In a large skillet cook shrimp, half at a time, in hot oil over medium-high heat for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque, stirring often to cook evenly. Transfer shrimp to serving platter. Add tomatoes to shrimp; gently toss to combine. Serve with lemon wedges, snipped basil, and Basil Dipping Sauce. Serve warm or chill until serving time. Makes 8 servings. Tips One day before, peel and devein shrimp. (Thaw frozen shrimp.) Cover; refrigerate. Two hours ahead, finish preparing recipe as directed. Cover; refrigerate until serving. Serve chilled with Basil Dipping Sauce. Fresh oregano can be substituted for basil. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 162 Calories 5g Fat 4g Carbs 24g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 162 % Daily Value * Total Fat 5g 6% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 172mg 57% Sodium 389mg 17% Total Carbohydrate 4g 1% Total Sugars 2g Protein 24g Vitamin C 18.9mg 95% Calcium 70.7mg 5% Iron 3.1mg 17% Potassium 344mg 7% Folate, total 12.1mcg Vitamin B-12 1.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.