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Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Tomatoes Sauté

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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Tomatoes Sauté - A quick and easy way to make the most delicious accompaniment to rice, orzo, and pasta!
Course: Side Dish
Servings: 4
Calories: 169
Author: Katerina | Diethood

Ingredients

  • 1- pound fresh or frozen jumbo shrimp , peeled and deveined (thawed if frozen)
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1 to 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • *lite-salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 6 cloves garlic , minced
  • salt , to taste (I use lite-salt)*
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes , halved
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium low fat vegetable broth (you can also use chicken broth)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

Instructions 

  • If shrimp is wet, pat dry with paper towels; set aside.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, paprika, cayenne pepper, sugar, salt, and pepper; add shrimp and, using your fingers, mix to combine. Set aside.
  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet or a cast iron skillet.
  • Add garlic and salt; cook for about 30 seconds, stirring frequently.
  • Add previously prepared shrimp to the pan; cook for 2 minutes.
  • Stir in tomatoes, vegetable broth and lemon juice; continue to cook for 3 minutes, or until shrimp is done and tomatoes are tender.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Stir in fresh parsley.
  • Serve over cooked rice, orzo, pasta, etc...

Notes

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION PROVIDED BY SPARK RECIPES
*Lite-Salt has 1/2 the sodium of regular table salt.
 
Nutrition Facts
Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Tomatoes Sauté
Amount Per Serving
Calories 169 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 145mg48%
Sodium 426mg18%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 809IU16%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Calcium 182mg18%
Iron 3mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.