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Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Tomatoes Sauté

Katerina | Diethood
This Spicy Garlic Shrimp and Tomatoes Sauté is a quick and easy accompaniment to rice, orzo, and pasta!
Servings : 4 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins

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

Calories: 169 kcal | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Protein: 17 g | Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 4 g | Cholesterol: 145 mg | Sodium: 426 mg | Potassium: 236 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 1 g | Vitamin A: 809 IU | Vitamin C: 21 mg | Calcium: 182 mg | Iron: 3 mg | Net Carbs: 5 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pan frying shrimp, sauteed shrimp, shrimp recipe