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6 servings
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Meal Types:
Main Dishes
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Summer Shrimp

A quick and easy shrimp dish that's light and delicious.



  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat; cook and stir the garlic in the oil until translucent.
  2. Sprinkle the red pepper flakes and paprika into the oil.
  3. Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
  4. Pour the lemon juice over the shrimp; allow to cook until the shrimp are bright pink on the outside and the meat is no longer transparent in the center, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-low; add the basil and toss lightly.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to serve.
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OMG, I can't wait to try this- I LOVE shrimp!
21 Oct 10 by member: CSCherries
26 Oct 10 by member: ylwrsetx
Perfectly spicy sauce. Goes great with angel hair pasta.
Love it, sounds mouth-watering but not for hCG Phase 2:-((
19 Jan 11 by member: crittermom
sub in mct oil
15 Feb 11 by member: TRouse
Yummy. I love shrimp!!
23 Feb 11 by member: cgantman
pretty solid shrimp dish that ends up being nice and filling.
24 Feb 11 by member: superaly
Delicious and easy!
08 Mar 11 by member: Kannons MeMe
Second time making this dish, added fresh baby spinach towards the end of cooking. My 2.5yr old also ate it (she isn't a fussy kid)
18 Mar 11 by member: RachNZ
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Nutrition summary:

There are 272 calories in 1 serving of Summer Shrimp.
Calorie break-down: 49% fat, 5% carbs, 46% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 131
Calories 272
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 14.56g 22%
  Saturated Fat 2.146g 11%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.299g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 9.057g  
Cholesterol 230mg 77%
Sodium 424mg 18%
Potassium 313mg  
Total Carbohydrate 3.07g 1%
  Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
  Sugars 0.32g  
Protein 30.93g  
Vitamin A 68% Vitamin C 89%
Calcium 50% Iron 130%
of RDI*
(272 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (5%)
Fat (49%)
Protein (46%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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