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Shrimp Piccata with Pan Fried Gnocchi – Healthyish Foods

Shrimp Piccata with Pan Fried Gnocchi

This shrimp piccata with pan fried gnocchi is a seafood lovers dream. This recipe is a fun riff on classic chicken piccata. The juicy, tender shrimp are tossed with butter, white wine, capers, chicken broth and seasonings. Combined with pan-fried gnocchi and this dish is hard to beat.
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Shrimp Piccata

  • 1 lb. thawed raw shrimp , peeled and deveined - tails optional
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced, about 3 cloves
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • cup dry white wine, sauvignon blanc
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained
  • 2 tablespoons Italian parsley, freshly chopped

Pan Fried Gnocchi

  • 2.5 tablespoons salted butter
  • 16 ounces potato gnocchi, one box Delallo Foods


  • 2 large saute pans


  • Peel and devein the thawed raw jumbo shrimp. Set aside.
  • Grab two large sauté pans.
  • Over medium heat, add two tablespoons of butter to one of the pans.
  • Once melted and hot, add the potato gnocchi.
  • Stir until the gnocchi begin to lightly brown on the outside. Turn off the heat and set aside.
  • Add the remaining 2.5 tablespoons butter to the second pan over medium/high heat.
  • Add the minced garlic.
  • Once the garlic is fragrant and begins to lightly brown, add the shrimp.
  • Make sure that all the shrimp lay flat in the pan.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook for 2-3 minutes per side or until they are pink in color, not opaque.
  • Next, you’ll deglaze the pan.
  • Reduce the heat to medium/low and carefully add the chicken broth, white wine, and lemon juice.
  • Be sure to scrape up any crispy bits from the bottom of the pan.
  • Let the sauce simmer until the alcohol is cooked off. About 5-8 minutes.
  • Season with red pepper flakes, chopped parsley and capers. Stir well.
  • Next, you’ll add the pan-fried gnocchi to the pan with the shrimp piccata.
  • Toss until everything is well coated in the sauce.
  • Serve hot and enjoy!


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 401kcal, Carbohydrates: 43g, Protein: 20g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Trans Fat: 1g, Cholesterol: 177mg, Sodium: 1453mg, Potassium: 190mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 1g, Vitamin A: 810IU, Vitamin C: 7mg, Calcium: 100mg, Iron: 5mg