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    Garlic and Herb Shrimp Saute

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    Recipe Introduction

    Makes 2 servings
    Start to Finish: 25 minutes

    List of Ingredients

    12 ounces fresh or frozen large shrimp in shells
    2 tablespoons olive oil, margarine, or butter
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 small leek, thinly sliced (2/3 cup), or 2 green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
    1/4 teaspoon dried basil, oregano, or tarragon, crushed
    1 tablespoon snipped parsley
    1 tablespoon dry sherry or dry white wine
    1 tablespoon lemon juice


    1. Thaw shrimp, if frozen. Peel shrimp, leaving tails intact. To devein shrimp, use a sharp knife to make a shallow slit along the back of each shrimp. Remove the sandy black vein, if present. Rinse shrimp and pat dry. Set aside.
    2. In a medium skillet heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the shrimp, garlic, leek or green onions, and basil. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes or until shrimp turn pink, stirring frequently. Remove from heat. Stir in the parsley, dry sherry or white wine, and lemon juice. Makes 2 servings.
    Menu Suggestion: Add a side dish of spinach or tomato fettuccine and slices of yellow summer squash.

    Nutrition facts per serving:
    calories: 243
    total fat: 15g
    saturated fat: 2g
    cholesterol: 166mg
    sodium: 199mg
    carbohydrate: 7g
    protein: 20g




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