Shrimp with Orange, Shallots, and Grilled Radicchio

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    for lunch or a first course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Slow Mediterranean Kitchen

By Paula Wolfert

Published 2003

  • About

Here’s a colorful dish of marinated shrimp served with a luscious fruity orange and shallot sauce, accompanied by a mound of burnished radicchio and a few drops of your best balsamic vinegar.

My recipe is based on a dish served at the restaurant Franco Rossi in Bologna. The chef confided his personal secret: a white paste composed of shallots ground with butter and olive oil to thicken the sauce.