Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp #TheRecipeReDux

Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp

Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp. Flavorful horseradish and tangy whole grain mustard are key. Ready in 20 minutes!

Welcome to the Recipe ReDux March 2017 Challenge!

Spring Clean the Kitchen

Cook with at least 3 ingredients that are actually in your refrigerator or pantry right now. Try not to go to the store to buy anything new. Give tips on how to make a healthy dish out of whatever you have on-hand.
I’m a big shrimp fan. There is always a bag of shrimp in my freezer. I love them any way I can get them from deep fried to steamed. Slurping shrimp bisque, nibbling shrimp cocktail or a healthy stir-fry. Bubba Blue got nothing on me! Ha!

So when I found apricot preserves, horseradish and Dijon whole grain mustard in my fridge it had to be a shrimp dish! Sweet, tangy and oh so good! I know you’ll agree!

Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp plate


Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp

Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp

Yield: 4 servings

Serving Size: 4 ounces


  • 1 lb shrimp peeled and deveined
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/3 cup apricot preserves
  • 1/2 teaspoon horseradish
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole grain mustard


  • Heat oven to 350 degrees
  • Toss shrimp in oil and arrange as a single layer in a 9x13-inch casserole dish
  • Bake 10 minutes until pink and opaque
  • While shrimp bakes, whisk together preserves, horseradish and mustard.
  • Stir mixture into casserole dish and bake an additional 5 minutes until shrimp are thoroughly cooked and sauce starts to thicken.
  • Serve.
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More about the Recipe ReDux.

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As the first and only recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians, The Recipe ReDux is focused on taking delicious dishes, keeping them delicious, but making them better for you. Dietitians Regan Jones (of ReganMillerJones, Inc.), Serena Ball and Deanna Segrave-Daly (both of Teaspoon Communications) founded the group on the belief that healthier eating should always taste delicious. As the Latin term “redux” means to revisit or reinvent, we are reinventing the idea of healthy eating with a taste-first approach. We aim to inspire the food lover in every healthy eater and inspire the healthy eater in every food lover.


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8 Responses to Spicy Apricot Glazed Shrimp #TheRecipeReDux

  1. Tawnie says:

    Pinning this!! Love the simplicity and these flavors together sound great!

  2. WOWZA, Cindy, this is fabulous! I love that I can replicate this recipe, get lots of compliments and nobody will have to know just how easy this dish is to put together.

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  3. I always have enough things in my refrigerator, pantry, and freezer to make a great meal. Shrimp are such a great go to option.
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  4. cheri says:

    Wow! you have lots of great flavor in this shrimp dish, I never would of thought of this combination, bet it is delicious.
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