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A quick and easy shrimp dish that's light and delicious.
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 cloves garlic, sliced
1 tsp red pepper flakes
1 tsp paprika
2 lbs shell-on deveined jumbo shrimp
1/4 cup lemon juice
2 tbsps chopped fresh basil
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat; cook and stir the garlic in the oil until translucent.
Sprinkle the red pepper flakes and paprika into the oil.
Add the shrimp and toss to coat.
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.
Reduce heat to medium-low; add the basil and toss lightly.
Season with salt and pepper to serve.
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OMG, I can't wait to try this- I LOVE shrimp!
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26 Oct 10 by member:
Perfectly spicy sauce. Goes great with angel hair pasta.
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27 Oct 10 by member:
Love it, sounds mouth-watering but not for hCG Phase 2:-((
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19 Jan 11 by member:
sub in mct oil
TRouse's HCG Diet
15 Feb 11 by member:
Yummy. I love shrimp!!
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23 Feb 11 by member:
pretty solid shrimp dish that ends up being nice and filling.
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24 Feb 11 by member:
Delicious and easy!
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08 Mar 11 by member:
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)
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in 1 serving of Summer Shrimp.
, 5% carbs, 46% protein.
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 131
% Daily Values*
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.299g
Monounsaturated Fat 9.057g
Vitamin A 68%
Vitamin C 89%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories
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