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One Skillet Shrimp and Broccolini

  • Author: Cristina Curp
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes


For the Broccolini

  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat
  • 1 small onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 packets broccolini, 12 ounces
  • ½ teaspoon fine salt
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 tablespoon gelatin

For the Shrimp

  • 2 tablespoons bacon fat
  • 1 pound shrimp, peeled- deveined
  • 1 teaspoon fine salt
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper

For the Sauce

  • ½ cup coconut butter or coconut cream
  • juice of 2 lemons
  • zest of one lemon
  • ¼ cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium- high heat.
  2. Add in the onion and saute for a few minutes while you prepare the broccolini. Slice the broccolini from flower to stalk in thin strips. Add to the skillet with the onion. Add in the salt too.
  3. Continue to saute until bright green and tender.
  4. Place the coconut aminos in a small bowl and sprinkle the gelatin over it. Let it bloom (gel up).
  5. Lower the heat on the skillet and add in the gelatin and coconut aminos. Stir until well combined.
  6. Transfer the broccolini to a the plates.
  7. Put the skillet back on the heat and bring the heat up to medium-high. Add in the bacon fat.
  8. Quickly toss the shrimp with the seasonings and then add them to the skillet. Saute, stirring often until coiled, pink and lightly browned, about 7 minutes.
  9. Transfer the shrimp to the plates as well.
  10. To make the sauce, combine all of the ingredients in a blender or food processor until smooth. Spoon over shrimp and dig in!


  • Serving Size: 3