What we’re cooking this weekend: Peanut Shrimp

Peanut Shrimp

Peanut Shrimp

This easy-to-prepare dish you can enjoy in a matter of minutes as part of your Healthiest Way of Eating!

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes


2 medium garlic cloves, chopped
1/2 lb medium size shrimp, peeled and de-veined
2 TBS + 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
Sea salt and pepper to taste
3 TBS low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
2 TBS extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup of your favorite peanut sauce




1.  Chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out its hidden health benefits.
2.  Peel and devein shrimp.
3.  Rub shrimp with 2 TBS lemon juice, salt, and pepper.
4.  Heat 3 TBS broth over medium-low heat in a stainless steel skillet.
5.  When broth begins to steam, add shrimp and sauté. Stir frequently. After 2 minutes, turn the shrimp over and add garlic. Sauté until shrimp are pink and opaque throughout (approximately 3 minutes). Cook 4-5 minutes for large shrimp. Shrimp cook quickly, so watch your cooking time or they will become tough.
6.  Dress with extra virgin olive oil and the remaining 1 TBS lemon juice.
7.  Serve with mixed greens and top with your favorite peanut sauce.

Serves 2

Peanut Shrimp Nutritional Value

Peanut Shrimp Nutritional Value

SOURCE: http://whfoods.org/.

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