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Shrimp Saltimbocca with Polenta

November/December 2009

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Saltimbocca is an Italian word that literally means “jump mouth,” presumably because of its bold flavors. The dish is traditionally made with veal and seasoned with sage and prosciutto. We love these flavors in our simple version made with shrimp. Store-bought polenta turns golden brown under the broiler for an easy accompaniment. Serve with: Sautéed green beans and red peppers.



READER'S COMMENT:
"This was awesome - so glad I doubled the recipe because we literally demolished it.! "
Shrimp Saltimbocca with Polenta Recipe

12 Reviews for Shrimp Saltimbocca with Polenta

07/15/2014
Anonymous
Easy, yummy and even better the next day!

I didn't use sage and added grated ginger instead. I also used all the prosciutto and added broccoli to the shrimp. I topped with grated Parmesan. It makes a beautiful presentation and would serve to guests. The little bit leftover was unbelievable. Definitely will make this again!

Terrific and an all around pleaser!
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Anonymous wrote 4 weeks 4 days ago

Forgot to mention, next time

Forgot to mention, next time will double the lemon and cornstarch!

06/11/2014
Interesting

I really liked this dish, but it could have used a little more lemon or something. The sage was really different and nice. I liked how light it was and I love broiling polenta! I think I'll make this again, but add more lemon...I like the tangy lemon freshness. Definitely worth it, and super simple!

interesting, unique,
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06/22/2012
Anonymous
the shrimp

This may be a newbie comment, but I just want to say that the technique with the shrimp was new for me - mixing lemon juice with cornstarch - and made the shrimp pop for us. (we didn't use the sage)

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11/05/2011
Anonymous
Quick and Delicious

Love this dish. Be careful with the sage-too much can ruin the dish. I have used this as a main course as well as an appetizer (one polenta round topped with shrimp).
My family calls this "fancy shrimp and grits". It's a favorite!

Easy, quick, different
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02/02/2011
Such great flavor and so easy to prepare!

I felt like something different for dinner and found it. This was so flavorful and so easy to make. Everyone at the table loved it.

fast, quick, easy, delicious
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