IP Recipe: Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Lemon Garlic Shrimp

lemon garlic shrimp

Here is a great Ideal Protein recipe that can be used for all phases of the IP program: Lemon Garlic Shrimp.  For more information on Ideal Protein, please attend the FREE information seminar tonight at Baudry Therapy Center at 5:30 PM and find out how you can lose weight safely and effectively.  Simply call 841-0150 to reserve your spot.

 

Ingredients:

  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 2 large red bell peppers, diced
  • 2 pounds asparagus, trimmed and cut into 1-inch lengths
  • 2 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 pound raw shrimp, (26-30 per pound), peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Directions:

1. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add bell peppers, asparagus, lemon zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until just beginning to soften, about 6 minutes. Transfer the vegetables to a bowl; cover to keep warm.

2. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil and garlic to the pan and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add shrimp and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Stir in lemon juice and parsley. Serve the shrimp and sauce over the vegetables.

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