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

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

Ingredients

Directions

  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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This was good. I used tomatoes and linguine to complete the meal. Delish....
29 Apr 11 by member: Liltun
I love shrimp! This sounds delicious!!
13 Jul 11 by member: slufsey
Yummy!
18 Jul 11 by member: Crissy30
it was really good expect next time i will peel the shrimp...don't like messing with the shells !!and a bit spicy for kids!!but i absolutely love it!!yummmmmmmmy!!
09 Aug 11 by member: holcombebabe
Awesome dish.
09 Dec 11 by member: Carysgirl
great...!!!
21 Mar 12 by member: LinaFp
This was wonderful! Definitely a keeper! :D
22 Apr 12 by member: l2jsheart
yummy, just a written
29 May 12 by member: ilvkats36
Excellent! Everyone loved this recipe.
27 Jun 12 by member: 3Dugans
Maybe it was just me doesn't like shrimp. Spicy sauce tastes alright.
29 Jul 12 by member: s2huang
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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%
14%
of RDI*
(272 calories)
14% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
 
Carbohydrate (5%)
 
Fat (49%)
 
Protein (46%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories