Shrimp Scampi Twist

If you’re craving Shrimp Scampi for dinner, try our healthy seafood dish instead and satisfy your belly and your waistline.

Shrimp Scampi Twist

Total Time: 35 minutes

Shrimp Scampi Twist

We enjoy a delicious Shrimp Scampi as much as the next person. But let's be honest, it's not a very healthy seafood dish. Well, we have a solution from Fitness Magazine, Shrimp Scampi with a healthy twist.

Ingredients

  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large red bell peppers, diced
  • 2 pounds of asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch segments
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley

Instructions

  1. Heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add bell peppers, asparagus, lemon zest, and ¼ teaspoon salt. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 6 minutes, or until it begins to soften.
  3. Transfer the cooked vegetables to a bowl and cover to keep warm.
  4. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil and garlic to the pan and cook. Stir about 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  5. Add the shrimp and cook for about 1 minute while stirring.
  6. Whisk broth and cornstarch in a small bowl, until smooth, and then add to the pan along with the remaining ¼ teaspoon salt.
  7. Cook, stirring regularly, until the sauce thickens and the shrimp turn pink—approximately 2 minutes.
  8. Remove from the heat and stir in the lemon juice and parsley.
  9. Serve the shrimp and sauce over the vegetables with a side of brown rice or quinoa.

Notes

Nutrition Information
4 servings per recipe
226 calories
7g total fat
14g carb
28g protein
514mg sodium
174mg cholesterol

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