Shrimp in Dill Butter

60 mins (prep 25)
7 ingredients
makes 8 servings
In this marriage of give and take, shallot-dill butter makes jumbo shrimp taste as sweet as langoustines. In return, the shrimp impart their juices to the butter as they bake, creating a silky sauce. With toasted brioche in hand, you’ll want to sop up every last drop.

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  • 12 (1/2-inch-thick) slices brioche or firm white sandwich bread, crusts discarded
  • 16 jumbo shrimp, peeled, leaving tail fan attached, and deveined
  • 3/4 stick unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped dill
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • equipment: 8 (2-ounce) ramekins or small ovenproof cups


Serving Size (13.01 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 76.23 Calories from Fat 77.58
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.62g 106.13%
Saturated Fat 5.46g 218.44%
Trans Fat 0.35g %
Cholesterol 22.86mg 60.95%
Sodium 1.17mg 0.39%
Total Carbohydrate 0.01g 0.02%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.01 g %
Protein 0.09g 1.45%
Vitamin A 265.67IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 2.55mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
jumbo shrimp, finely chopped dill, finely chopped shallot