Flat Belly - Spanish Shrimp w/Garlic Sauce

From "Flat Belly Diet Cookbook", Enjoy!

Flat Belly - Spanish Shrimp w/Garlic Sauce

Photo by Patrie L.


  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 4

    tbsp olive oil, divided

  • 2

    red bell peppers, cut into thin strips

  • ½

    seedless cucumber, thinly sliced (1½ cups)

  • ¼

    tsp salt, divided

  • 4

    lg garlic cloves, minced

  • 1

    lb peeled and deveined shrimp (thawed if frozen)

  • 1

    tbsp smoked paprika

  • ½

    tsp freshly ground black pepper

  • 2

    tbsp medium-dry sherry (optional)

  • 2

    tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice

Directions

1.) Warm 1 tbsp of the oil in a large, deep, heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the bell peppers, cover, and cook, stirring often, for about 5 minutes or until tender. Add the cucumber and 1/8 tsp of the salt, cover, and cook, stirring often, for 3 minutes or until tender and becoming translucent. Transfer the vegetables to a serving dish. Cover to keep warm. 2.) Combine the garlic and remaining 3 tbsp oil in the small skillet over medium heat. Cook, stirring, for about 1 minute or until fragrant. 3.) Stir in the shrimp and sprinkle with the paprika, black pepper, and remaining 1/8 tsp salt. Cook, stirring often, for 5 to 7 minutes or until the shrimp are opaque. (If the pan becomes very dry, add 1 or 2 tbsp water.) 4.) Add the sherry, if using, and lemon juice. Cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until the pan juices are bubbly and thickened. Serve the shrimp over the vegetables.


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