Lemon Garlic Shrimp

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 8 min 1
Lemon Garlic Shrimp
Health Rating

Ingredients


4 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (divided - or coconut oil)
2 large pepper(s) Red bell pepper (diced)
454 gm Asparagus (trimmed and cut into 1 inch lengths)
2 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (freshly grated)
1/2 tsp Sea salt (divided)
5 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
454 gm Shrimp, raw (raw, peeled and deveined (26-30) per pound))
2 tbsp Lemon juice
2 tbsp Parsley, fresh (chopped)

Instructions


1. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a large non stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, asparagus, lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until just beginning to soften, about 6 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to a bowl; cover to keep warm.

2. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from the heat.

3. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Serve the shrimp and sauce over the vegetables.

Notes:

Shrimp

is a great source of protein and Omega 3 fatty acids!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 879
Calories from fat 251
Calories from saturated fat 39
Total Fat 27.9 g
Saturated Fat 4.3 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 5.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 14.6 g
Cholesterol 689 mg
Sodium 1888 mg
Potassium 2595 mg
Total Carbohydrate 50 g
Dietary Fiber 15.3 g
Sugars 23.4 g
Protein 107 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Fruit 0.3
Meat 5.0
Vegetables 10.7

Energy sources


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