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Quick and Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Shrimp provides a rich source of astaxantin, a carotenoid that is receiving special attention in the latest health research, primarily for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties as well as omega-3 fatty acids. We know that omega-3 fatty acids are important for our health and this recipe is a great way to incorporate them into your diet!

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Quick and Easy Lemon Garlic Shrimp
Author: Amanda
Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 25 mins
Total time: 35 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 15oz cans organic chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1.5lb shrimp, peeled
  • 2T olive oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 3 cloves garlic minced or 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1tsp grated lemon zest
  • 1tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1.5tsp sea salt
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. Toss your chickpeas with 1T of olive oil 1/2 tsp sea salt. Arrange the chickpeas in a single layer in a baking dish and bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. While those are baking, toss your shrimp with the rest of the olive oil, lemon juice and zest, red pepper, and salt. Let marinate while the chickpeas are cooking.
  4. Once the chickpeas are done, place the shrimp on top with some lemon slices. Bake for 5-8 minutes or until shrimp are pink.
Serving size: 1 1/3 cup
Notes
PN Rx: 1 Fat, 1 Protein, 1 Carb
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